Entry from British & World English dictionary
Definition of quaestuary in English:
Concerned with profit; moneymaking.
- Her death seemed personal, though, not the act of a quaestuary hitman, someone into killing for profit.
- This may be termed the qaestuary class, this being the end which they aim at.
- In 1567, it was found necessary to prohibit quaestuary, or venal indulgences.
Late 16th century: from Latin quaestuarius, from quaestus 'gain'.
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