1. Relating to charity, alms, or almsgiving; intended for the distribution of charity; as, an eleemosynary corporation.
2. Given in charity or alms; having the nature of alms; as, eleemosynary assistance. "Eleemosynary cures." --Boyle.
3. Supported by charity; as, eleemosynary poor.
Eleemosynary (El`ee*mos"y*na*ry\), n.; pl. Eleemosynaries. One who subsists on charity; a dependent. --South.