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mendicity (n.)

"beggary," c. 1400, mendicite, from Old French mendicite "begging," from Latin mendicitatem (nominative mendicitas) "beggary" (see mendicant (adj.) ).

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Definitions of mendicity

mendicity (n.)
the state of being a beggar or mendicant;
Synonyms: beggary / mendicancy
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