Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A supporting or the support of orphans.
  • noun A hospital for orphans.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun rare A hospital for orphans.
  • noun rare The act of supporting orphans.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun A hospital for orphans.
  • noun uncountable The act of supporting orphans.

Etymologies

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Latin orphanotrophium, Ancient Greek an orphan + to feed, bring up.

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