chirographary

adjective
chi·​rog·​ra·​phary | \ kīˈrägrəˌferē, ¦kīrə¦grafərē \

Definition of chirographary

of a legal entity
: created or evidenced by means of a chirograph a chirographary debt a chirographary creditor

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History and Etymology for chirographary

Late Latin chirographarius, from Latin chirographum chirograph + Latin -arius -ary

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“Chirographary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/chirographary. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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