concubinary

concubinary

[kon-kyoo-buh-ner-ee, kong-]
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or living in concubinage.
noun, plural concubinaries.
2.
a person who lives in concubinage.

Origin:
1555–65; < Medieval Latin concubīnārius. See concubine, -ary

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concubine (ˈkɒŋkjʊˌbaɪn, ˈkɒn-)
 
n
1.  (in polygamous societies) a secondary wife, usually of lower social rank
2.  a woman who cohabits with a man
 
[C13: from Old French, from Latin concubīna, from concumbere to lie together, from cubare to lie]
 
concubinary
 
n, —adj

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