factionary

noun
fac·​tion·​ary | \ ˈfakshəˌnerē, -ri \
plural -es

Definition of factionary

 (Entry 1 of 2)

factionary

adjective
\ " \

Definition of factionary (Entry 2 of 2)

: of or relating to a faction : partisan

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First Known Use of factionary

Noun

1555, in the meaning defined above

Adjective

circa 1616, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for factionary

Noun

faction entry 1 + -ary (noun suffix)

Adjective

faction entry 1 + -ary (adjective suffix)

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Time Traveler for factionary

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The first known use of factionary was in 1555

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“Factionary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/factionary. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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