gerontocomium

An institution designed to take care of the elderly

Grandiloquent dictionary. 2006.

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  • Gerontocomĭum — (v. gr.), Haus, worin alte, abgelebte Leute Wartung u. Pflege (Gerontokomie) erhalten …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • GERONTOCOMIUM — vide Gerocomium …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • gerontocomium — /jehrantakowmiyam/ In the civil law, an institution or hospital for taking care of the old …   Black's law dictionary

  • Gerocomĭum — Gerocomĭum, so v.w. Gerontocomium …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • géronto- — géront(o) ♦ Élément, du gr. gerôn, gerontos « vieillard ». géronto élément, du gr. gerôn, gerontos, vieillard . ⇒GÉRONTO , élém. formant Élém. tiré du gr. , « vieillard », servant à construire certains mots techn., notamment dans le domaine… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • GEROCOMIUM — ex Graeco Γηροκομεῖον, locus ubi Senes aluntur, in Vita Euphrosinae Virg n. 8. aliter Gerontocomium, Gr. Γεροντοκομεῖον, apud sulian. Antecess. Constit 7. Diversorium Senum, in Monasteriis agnoscit Petrus Diacon. de Mirac. S. Benedicti Casini… …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • gerontokomij — gerontokòmij m DEFINICIJA ustanova za zbrinjavanje starijih osoba; starački dom ETIMOLOGIJA lat. gerontocomium ← grč. gerontokomeȋon ≃ geronto + komeȋn: skrbiti, brinuti se …   Hrvatski jezični portal

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