- Relating to or dependent on charity; charitable.More example sentences
- The state is not a stable eleemosynary institution.
- What Becomes of the Real Property of an Eleemosynary Corporation upon Its Dissolution?
late 16th century (as a noun denoting a place where alms were distributed): from medieval Latin eleemosynarius, from late Latin eleemosyna 'alms', from Greek eleēmosunē 'compassion' (see alms).
More definitions of eleemosynaryDefinition of eleemosynary in:
- The US English dictionary