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residentiary

noun res·i·den·ti·ary \ˌrezəˈdenchēˌerē, -chərē\

Definition of residentiary

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  1. 1 :  an ecclesiastic who is or who is obliged to be in residence for a certain time

  2. 2 :  one who is resident :  resident

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Origin and Etymology of residentiary

Medieval Latin residentiarius, from residentia residence + -arius -ary


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residentiary

adjective res·i·den·ti·ary \"\

Definition of residentiary

  1. 1 :  having residence :  residing resident a residentiary guardian; specifically :  under ecclesiastical obligation to be in residence for a certain time (as at a cathedral) a canon residentiary

  2. 2 :  residential

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Origin and Etymology of residentiary

Medieval Latin residentiarius, from residentia residence + -arius -ary


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