esmola

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese esmolla, esmolna, earlier elmosna, from Latin eleēmosyna, from Ancient Greek ἐλεημοσύνη (eleēmosúnē).

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Noun[edit]

esmola f (plural esmolas)

  1. alms, charity;
  2. benefit, favour.