chirographary

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

Definition of chirographary

of a legal entity

  1. :  created or evidenced by means of a chirograph a chirographary debt a chirographary creditor

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Origin and Etymology of chirographary

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


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