follow Dictionary.com

What's the difference between i.e. and e.g.?

mendicity

[men-dis-i-tee] /mɛnˈdɪs ɪ ti/
noun
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English mendicite < Latin mendīcitās beggary, equivalent to mendīc(us) needy, beggarly + -itās -ity
Can be confused
mendacity, mendicity.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for mendicity

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for mendicity

0
19
Scrabble Words With Friends