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1. almoner

noun. ['ˈɑːlmənɝ'] an official in a British hospital who looks after the social and material needs of the patients.

Synonyms

  • caseworker
  • welfare worker
  • social worker

Etymology

  • aumener (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Words that Rhyme with Almoner

  • aachener
  • airconditioner
  • commissioner
  • commoner
  • conditioner
  • confectioner
  • coroner
  • eleanor
  • examiner
  • executioner
  • falconer
  • fastener
  • faulconer
  • foreigner
  • foreigner
  • freshener
  • gardener
  • gissendanner
  • hardener
  • heavener

Example sentences of the word almoner


1. Noun, singular or mass
The cellarer is the nun in charge of provisions within the convent; the almoner is responsible for the provisions given to the poor and sick.

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