charisticary

noun
cha·​ris·​ti·​cary | \ kəˈristəˌkerē \
plural -es

Definition of charisticary

: a medieval Greek official who received the revenue from a monastery or benefice

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History and Etymology for charisticary

perhaps from Middle Greek charistikarios, from Greek charistikos bounteous (from charizesthai to favor, give freely) + Middle Greek -arios -ary, from Latin -arius

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“Charisticary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/charisticary. Accessed 13 Aug. 2022.

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