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referendary

noun ref·er·en·da·ry \ˌrefəˈrendərē\

Definition of referendary

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  1. 1 :  an official at various imperial, papal, and royal courts charged with investigative or advisory duties —used as a title

  2. 2 :  referee arbitrator

  3. 3 obsolete :  one who furnishes news :  reporter

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Origin and Etymology of referendary

Late Latin referendarius, from Latin referendus to be referred (gerundive of referre to refer) + -arius -ary


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adjective ref·er·en·da·ry

Definition of referendary

  1. :  of or relating to a referendum

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Origin and Etymology of referendary

referendum + -ary


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