residentiary

[ rez-i-den-shee-er-ee, -shuh-ree ]
/ ˌrɛz ɪˈdɛn ʃiˌɛr i, -ʃə ri /

adjective

residing; resident.
involving or under obligation to be in official residence.

noun, plural res·i·den·ti·ar·ies.

a resident.
an ecclesiastic bound to official residence.

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Origin of residentiary

1515–25; < Medieval Latin residentiārius, equivalent to residenti(a) residence + -ārius -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for residentiary

residentiary
/ (ˌrɛzɪˈdɛnʃərɪ) /

adjective

residing in a place, esp officially; resident
subject to an obligation to reside in an official residencea residentiary benefice

noun plural -tiaries

a member of the clergy obliged to reside in the place of his official appointment
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