charisticary

noun cha·ris·ti·cary \kəˈristəˌkerē\

Definition of charisticary

plural

-es

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

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Origin and Etymology of 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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