Definition of pensionary in English:

pensionary

Syllabification: pen·sion·ar·y
Pronunciation: /ˈpenSHəˌnerē/

Entry from US English dictionary

adjective

  • Of or concerning a pension.

noun (plural pensionaries)

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  • 1A pensioner.
  • 2A creature; a hireling.

Origin

mid 16th century: from medieval Latin pensionarius 'receiver or payer of a pension'.

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