alms-giving

almsgiver

[ahmz-giv-er]
noun
a person who gives alms.

Origin:
1625–35; alms + giver

almsgiving, noun
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alms-giving

noun
making voluntary contributions to aid the poor 
almsgiver

noun
a person who gives alms 
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