Origin of customary
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1. wonted, accustomed, conventional, common, regular. See usual.
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- in accordance with custom or habitual practice; usual; habitual
- founded upon long continued practices and usage rather than law
- (of land, esp a feudal estate) held by custom
- a statement in writing of customary laws and practices
- a body of such laws and customs
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Word Origin and History for non-customary
1520s, from Medieval Latin custumarius, from Latin consuetudinarius, from consuetitudinem (see custom (n.)). Related: Customarily.
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