Numerary
Numerary Nu"mer*a*ry, a. [LL. numerarius: cf. F. num['e]raire.] Belonging to a certain number; counting as one of a collection or body. [1913 Webster]

A supernumerary canon, when he obtains a prebend, becomes a numerary canon. --Ayliffe. [1913 Webster]


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