-ary
I. noun suffix Etymology: Middle English -arie, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French -aire, -arie, from Latin -arius, -aria, -arium, from -arius, adjective suffix 1. thing belonging to or connected with; especially place of <
ovary
>
2. person belonging to, connected with, or engaged in <
functionary
>
II. adjective suffix Etymology: Middle English -arie, from Anglo-French & Latin; Anglo-French -aire, from Latin -arius of, relating to, or connected with <
budgetary
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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