aumône

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From Old French almosne, from Vulgar Latin *alemosyna, from Late Latin eleemosyna, from Ancient Greek ἐλεημοσύνη ‎(eleēmosúnē, alms), from ἐλεέω ‎(eleéō, I have mercy), from ἔλεος ‎(éleos, mercy).

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aumône f ‎(plural aumônes)

  1. alms
  2. (by extension) a small, insulting sum of money

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