officiary

[uh-fish-ee-er-ee]
adjective
  1. pertaining to or derived from an office, as a title.
  2. having a title or rank derived from an office, as a dignitary.

Origin of officiary

1605–15; < Latin offici(um) office + -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for officiary

officiary

noun plural -aries
  1. a body of officials
adjective
  1. of, relating to, or derived from office
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