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stipendiary

noun sti·pen·di·ary \ stī-ˈpen-dē-ˌer-ē \

Definition of stipendiary

plural stipendiaries
: one who receives a stipend

First Known Use of stipendiary

15th century

in the meaning defined above

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stipendiary

adjective

Definition of stipendiary

1 : receiving or compensated by wages or salary
  • a stipendiary curate
2 : of or relating to a stipend

First Known Use of stipendiary

circa 1545

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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