limitary

[lim-i-ter-ee]
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Origin of limitary

First recorded in 1610–20; limit + -ary
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limitary

adjective
  1. of, involving, or serving as a limit
  2. restricted or limited
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Word Origin and History for limitary
adj.

1610s, from Latin limitaris, from limes (genitive limitis); see limit (n.).

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