con·​ven·​tion·​ary | \ kənˈvenchəˌnerē \

Definition of conventionary

: acting under convention or contract : settled by express agreement used now chiefly of a form of tenure existing in Cornwall and parts of Devonshire, England

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History and Etymology for conventionary

Medieval Latin conventionarius, from Latin convention-, conventio + -arius -ary

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“Conventionary.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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