originary

adjective
orig·​i·​nary | \ -jəˌnerē \

Definition of originary

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 obsolete : native, originating
2 archaic : constituting a source or cause

originary

noun
plural -s

Definition of originary (Entry 2 of 2)

obsolete

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History and Etymology for originary

Adjective

Late Latin originarius, from Latin origin-, origo origin + -arius -ary

Noun

Late Latin originarii (plural), from plural of originarius, adjective

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“Originary.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/originary. Accessed 27 May. 2022.

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