Widow-s-mite Definition

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noun
A small gift or contribution freely given by one who can scarcely afford it: Mark 12:41-44
Webster's New World

(numismatics) Name given to the lepton coin.

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Other Word Forms of Widow-s-mite

Noun

Singular:
widow-s-mite
Plural:
widow-s-mites

Origin of Widow-s-mite

  • From the Bible account of the poor widow's donation to the temple contribution box. Found at Mark 12.38-44 and Luke 21.1-4

    From Wiktionary

  • From the widow who gave two small coins to the Temple treasury in Mark 12:43

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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