Definition of almoness in English:

almoness

noun

historical
  • A female almoner; specifically a nun responsible for the management and distribution of alms on behalf of a convent.

Origin

Late 17th century; earliest use found in Anthony Walker (bap. 1622, d. 1692), clergyman. In some forms from almoner + -ess.

Pronunciation

almoness

/ˌalməˈnɛs//ˌɒlməˈnɛs//ˌɑː(l)məˈnɛs/