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cartulary

[ kahr-choo-ler-ee ]
/ ˈkɑr tʃʊˌlɛr i /
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noun, plural car·tu·lar·ies.

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British Dictionary definitions for cartulary

cartulary

chartulary (ˈtʃɑːtjʊlərɪ)

/ (ˈkɑːtjʊlərɪ) /

noun plural -laries

law
  1. a collection of charters or records, esp relating to the title to an estate or monastery
  2. any place where records are kept

Word Origin for cartulary

C16: from Medieval Latin cartulārium, from Latin chartula a little paper, from charta paper; see card 1
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