procuracy

noun proc·u·ra·cy \ˈpräkyərəsē\

Definition of procuracy

plural

-es

  1. 1 archaic :  the office or functions of a proctor or procurator

  2. 2 archaic :  management or direction of affairs for another

Love words? You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Join MWU now and get access to America’s largest dictionary, with:

  • 300,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

Origin and Etymology of procuracy

Middle English procuracie, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin procuratia, alteration of Latin procuratio procuration — more at procuration


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up procuracy? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

a trip made at another's expense

Get Word of the Day daily email!