stipendiary

[ stahy-pen-dee-er-ee ]
/ staɪˈpɛn diˌɛr i /

adjective

receiving a stipend; performing services for regular pay.
paid for by a stipend: stipendiary services.
pertaining to or of the nature of a stipend.

noun, plural sti·pen·di·ar·ies.

a person who receives a stipend.

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Origin of stipendiary

1535–45; < Latin stīpendiārius, equivalent to stīpendi(um) stipend + -ārius -ary

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British Dictionary definitions for stipendiary

stipendiary
/ (staɪˈpɛndɪərɪ) /

adjective

receiving or working for regular paya stipendiary magistrate
paid for by a stipend

noun plural -aries

a person who receives regular payment

Word Origin for stipendiary

C16: from Latin stīpendiārius concerning tribute, from stīpendium stipend
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