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officiary

noun of·fi·ci·ary \ ə-ˈfi-shē-ˌer-ē , ȯ- , ä- \

Definition of officiary

plural officiaries
2 : a body of officers or officials

Origin and Etymology of officiary

borrowed from Medieval Latin officiārius — more at 1officer


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officiary

adjective

Definition of officiary

: connected with, derived from, or having a title or rank by virtue of holding an office
  • officiary earl

Origin and Etymology of officiary

borrowed from Medieval Latin officiārius, from Latin officium "duty, office" + -ārius 2-ary


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