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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Almoner(0.00826 detik)
Found 2 items, similar to Almoner.
English → English (WordNet)
n : an official in a British hospital who looks after the social
and material needs of the patients [syn: medical social worker
English → English (gcide)
Almoner \Al"mon*er\ ([a^]l"m[u^]n*[~e]r), n. [OE. aumener,
aulmener, OF. almosnier, aumosnier, F. aum[^o]nier, fr. OF.
almosne, alms, L. eleemosyna. See Alms.]
1. One who distributes alms, esp. the doles and alms of
religious houses, almshouses, etc.; also, one who
dispenses alms for another, as the almoner of a prince,
2. A social worker in a hospital. [Chiefly Brit.]
3. An official in a hospital whose job it is to calculate how
much a patient must pay for treatment. [Chiefly Brit.]