concubinary

adjective
con·​cu·​bi·​nary | \ känˈkyübəˌnerē, kən- \
variants: or less commonly concubinarian \ ¦känˌkyübə¦na(a)rēən , kən¦k-​ \

Definition of concubinary

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: relating to, living in, or sprung from concubinage

concubinary

noun
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plural -es

Definition of concubinary (Entry 2 of 2)

: one living in concubinage

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History and Etymology for concubinary

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 22 Oct. 2020.

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