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- (rare) Pertaining to or being the origin of something.
- The Big Bang was the originary explosion of the universe.
- (rare) primitive, original
- The originary concept was very different.
- (obsolete, often preceding 'of') Having its origin (in); originating (from).
- This dish is originary of northern Asia.
originary (plural originaries)