Dictionary.com

concubinary

[ kon-kyoo-buh-ner-ee, kong- ]
/ kɒnˈkyu bəˌnɛr i, kɒŋ- /
Save This Word!

adjective
of, relating to, or living in concubinage.
noun, plural con·cu·bi·nar·ies.
a person who lives in concubinage.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
Were you ready for a quiz on this topic? Well, here it is! See how well you can differentiate between the uses of "was" vs. "were" in this quiz.
Question 1 of 7
“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.

Origin of concubinary

From the Medieval Latin word concubīnārius, dating back to 1555–65. See concubine, -ary
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022
FEEDBACK