noun, plural char·tu·lar·ies.

a register of charters, title deeds, etc.
an archivist.

Also cartulary.

Origin of chartulary

1565–75; < Medieval Latin chartulārium, equivalent to Latin chartul(a) charter + -ārium -ary Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -laries

a variant of cartulary
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Word Origin and History for chartulary

"collection of charters," from Medieval Latin chartularium, from Latin chartula (see charter (n.)).

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