emolument (ĭ-MŎL-yə-mənt)

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Definition (Noun) Profit or gain arising from station, office, or employment; dues; reward, remuneration, salary. In Context "During the Ming dynasty, the higher grades of native officials were authorized a monthly emolument of rice." Robert D. Jenks, Insurgency and Social Disorder in Guizhou: The "Miao" Rebellion, 1854-1873, 1994.