Al"i*mo*ny (#), n. [L. alimonia, alimonium, nourishment, sustenance, fr. alere to nourish.]


Maintenance; means of living.

2. Law

An allowance made to a wife out of her husband's estate or income for her support, upon her divorce or legal separation from him, or during a suit for the same.

Wharton. Burrill.


© Webster 1913.