cartulary

noun
car·​tu·​lary | \ ˈkär-chə-ˌler-ē How to pronounce cartulary (audio) \
plural cartularies

Definition of cartulary

: a collection of charters especially : a book holding copies of the charters and title deeds of an estate

First Known Use of cartulary

1541, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cartulary

Medieval Latin chartularium, from chartula charter — more at charter

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“Cartulary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cartulary. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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