mendicity

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noun men·dic·i·ty \men-ˈdi-sə-tē\

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Origin and Etymology of mendicity

Middle English mendicite, from Medieval French mendicité, from Latin mendicitat-, mendicitas, from mendicus


First Known Use: 15th century

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