Meaning of -ARY in English


[-ary] n suffix [ME -arie, fr. OF & L; OF -aire, -arie, fr. L -arius, -aria, -arium, fr. -arius, adj. suffix] 1: thing belonging to or connected with; esp: place of "ovary"

2: person belonging to, connected with, or engaged in "functionary"

[2]-ary adj suffix [ME -arie, fr. MF & L; MF -aire, fr. L -arius]: of, relating to, or connected with "budgetary"

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