obedientiary

noun obe·di·en·tia·ry \ -ch(ə)rē , -ri \

Definition of obedientiary

plural -es
1 obsolete :one owing or yielding obedience :subject
2 :one of the minor officials in a medieval monastery appointed by the abbot

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Origin and Etymology of obedientiary

Medieval Latin obedientiarius, from obedientia obedience + -arius -ary


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