-ary

(Latin: a suffix; a person who, a place where, a thing which, or pertaining to; connected with; having the character of; apparatus)

The following examples of this suffix represent a very small number of those that exist in other parts of this lexicon.

itinerary (s) (noun), itineraries (pl)
1. An account or a record of a journey: Jack picked up the flight itinerary, including the documents, at the travel agency which showed them when they were to be at the airport and when they would arrive at their destination.
2. A detailed travel plan or a schedule for a trip: The travel company sent Robert and Mary an itinerary of the route of their upcoming journey to Canada.
The plan for a proposed route of travel.
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judiciary (s) (noun), judiciaries (pl)
1. The system of law courts that administer justice and constitute the judicial branch of governments: The judiciary is the authority in a country that is concerned with justice and a proper legal system.

The judiciary of the United States is responsible for interpreting and enforcing federal laws.

2. A collective group of judges: The President expanded the judiciary to include three new magistrates.
juxtaampullary, juxta-ampullary
Situated by the side of an ampulla.
juxtamedullary
1. Near the renal medulla (inner part of the substance of the kidney).
2. Situated or occurring near the edge of the medulla of the kidney.
3. Close to or adjoining the medullary border.
juxtapapillary
Adjacent to or near the optic disk.
juxtapulmonary
Near the lung; also, parapulmonary.
laevorotary
lapidary (LAP uh der" ee) (s) (noun), lapidaries (pl)
1. A dealer or salesperson who is a connoisseur of valuable jewelry: When Tom and Janice went to the shop selling watches and precious stones, the lapidary showed them many exquisite rings that they might like for their wedding.
2. A specialist who cuts, polishes, or engraves gems or precious stones: Jack wanted to have the ring for his wife inscribed with the date of their marriage, so he went to a lapidary to have it done.
Someone who works by cutting, polishing, or engraving jewelry.
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larvipary
A reference to insects that produce eggs that are hatched internally with the release of free-living larvae.
library
1. The room, building, depository, or institution where a collection of books or other research materials is kept.
2. A collection of books, newspapers, records, tapes, or other materials that are valuable for research.
3. In computing, a collection of standard programs and subroutines that are stored and available for immediate use.

From Latin, libraria, "bookshop", literally, "of books", from, ultimately, liber, "book" (literally "inner bark of a tree", which was once used as writing material).

Apparently first appeared in 1374, from Anglo-French librarie, from Old French librairie "collection of books," a noun use of the adjective form librarius "concerning books," from Latin librarium "chest for books," from liber "book, paper, parchment," originally "the inner bark of trees".

The equivalent word in most Romance languages now means "bookseller's shop." Librarian is from 1713; earlier form was "library-keeper" (1647).

literary (adjective); more literary, most literary
1. A reference to the writing, study, or content of literature, especially of the kind valued for its quality of form: Literary words and expressions are often unusual in some way and are used to create a special effect in a piece of writing such as a poem, speech, or novel.
2. Associated with written works or other formal writings that have a significant style intended to create a particular impression: Jack used literary effects when he wanted to highlight his short story with special artistic features and attributes.

Something doesn't have to be "literature" to be literary; however, they are related.

luminary (s) (noun), luminaries (pl)
1. An eminent or famous person: The hall was crowded with luminaries who wanted to applaud Grace, their colleague, for the fine work she had done to help students understand the magic and wonder of words.

Many luminaries were attending the opening of the opera season.

2. An object, especially a celestial body, that emits effulgence: John, the astronomer, discovered a new luminary, a bright star in the Southern Hemisphere.

The sun is just one of the thousands of luminaries in the sky.

3. Etymology: from Late Latin luminare, "light, torch, lamp, heavenly body"; literally "that which gives light"; from Latin lumen, luminis, "light"; related to lucere, "to shine".

The sense of "a notable person" is first recorded in the 1690s, although the Middle English word also had a figurative sense of "a source of spiritual light, an example of holiness".

A well-known person or leader.
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lunary
1. A reference to the moon.
2. Monthly, menstrual period.
3. Someone born under the influence of the moon.
4. A crescent or half-moon.
mammary
mammillary