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almoner (plural almoners)
- one who distributes alms, especially the doles and alms of religious houses, almshouses;
- one who dispenses alms for another, as the almoner of a prince, bishop
- a title given to a royal officer charged with the duty of distributing alms or bounty on behalf of a monarch
- A hospital official responsible for patient welfare and after-care.
person who distributes alms