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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Latin
Origin: stipendium, from stips 'gift' + pendere 'to weigh, pay'

stipend

noun
     
stiā€§pend [countable] formal
an amount of money paid regularly to someone, especially a priest, as a salary or as money to live on

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