concubinary

1 of 2

adjective

con·​cu·​bi·​nary
känˈkyübəˌnerē,
kən-
variants or less commonly concubinarian
¦känˌkyübə¦na(a)rēən,
kən¦k-
: relating to, living in, or sprung from concubinage

concubinary

2 of 2

noun

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plural -es
: one living in concubinage

Word History

Etymology

Adjective

concubinary from Medieval Latin concubinarius, from Latin concubina concubine + -arius -ary; concubinarian from concubinary + -ian

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“Concubinary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/concubinary. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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