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chartulary

[kahr-chuh-ler-ee] /ˈkɑr tʃəˌlɛr i/
noun, plural chartularies.
1.
a register of charters, title deeds, etc.
2.
an archivist.
Also, cartulary.
Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; < Medieval Latin chartulārium, equivalent to Latin chartul(a) charter + -ārium -ary
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British Dictionary definitions for chartulary

cartulary

/ˈkɑːtjʊlərɪ/
noun (pl) -laries
1.
(law)
  1. a collection of charters or records, esp relating to the title to an estate or monastery
  2. any place where records are kept
Word Origin
C16: from Medieval Latin cartulārium, from Latin chartula a little paper, from charta paper; see card1

chartulary

/ˈtʃɑːtjʊlərɪ/
noun (pl) -laries
1.
a variant of cartulary
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Word Origin and History for chartulary
n.

"collection of charters," from Medieval Latin chartularium, from Latin chartula (see charter (n.)).

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