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EtymologyEdit

commission +‎ -ary

AdjectiveEdit

commissionary (not comparable)

  1. Of, relating to, or conferring a commission.
  2. Conferred by a commission or warrant.
    • Bishop Hall
      Delegate or commissionary authority.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for commissionary in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)