[hawr-uh-ree, hohr-]

adjective Archaic.

pertaining to an hour; indicating the hours: the horary circle.
occurring every hour; hourly.

Origin of horary

1610–20; < Medieval Latin hōrārius, equivalent to hōr(a) hour + -ārius -ary
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adjective archaic

relating to the hours

Word Origin for horary

C17: from Medieval Latin hōrārius; see hour
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