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Maecenas

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one that helps another with gifts or money
  • the opera company no longer has an array of moneyed Maecenases to which it can turn for financial support

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“Maecenas.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/maecenas. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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