eleemosynary: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (el"u-mos'u-ner"ē, -moz'-, el"ē-u-), [key]
— adj.
  1. of or pertaining to alms, charity, or charitable donations; charitable.
  2. derived from or provided by charity.
  3. dependent on or supported by charity: an eleemosynary educational institution.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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