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[kon-swi-tood-n-er-ee, -tyood-]
  1. customary or traditional.
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Origin of consuetudinary

1375–1425; late Middle English < Late Latin consuētūdinārius, equivalent to consuētūdin- (stem of consuētūdō) consuetude + -ārius -ary
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Historical Examples

  • But revolutions have no customs: happily they have not been so frequent in history as to have induced any consuetudinary usage.

    Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 63, No. 392, June, 1848


  • The critical account usually given of the Book of the Covenant is that it embodies the consuetudinary law of the early monarchy.