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obedientiary

/ (əʊˌbiːdɪˈɛnʃərɪ) /
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noun plural -ries

Christianity the holder of any monastic office under the superior

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Word Origin for obedientiary

C18: from Medieval Latin obedientiarius; see obedient, -ary
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