terrar

noun

ter·​rar
ˈterər,
-eˌrär
plural -s
: a bursar of a religious house

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Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin terrarius, from Latin terra land + -arius -ary; from his handling the income from and disbursements for the lands belonging to the house

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“Terrar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/terrar. Accessed 6 Oct. 2022.

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