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Meaning of ALMONER

Pronunciation:  'almunur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  an official in a British hospital who looks after the social and material needs of the patients
 

ALMONER is a 7 letter word that starts with A.

 

 Synonyms: medical social worker
 
 See Also: caseworker, social worker, welfare worker

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Al"mon*er\, n. [OE. aumener, aulmener, OF. almosnier,
aumosnier, F. aum[^o]nier, fr. OF. almosne, alms, L.
eleemosyna. See {Alms}.]
One who distributes alms, esp. the doles and alms of
religious houses, almshouses, etc.; also, one who dispenses
alms for another, as the almoner of a prince, bishop, etc.

 

 

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