questuary

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin quaestuarius

Adjective[edit]

questuary (comparative more questuary, superlative most questuary)

  1. (archaic) Acquisitive; greedy.
    • Sir Thomas Browne
      Although lapidaries and questuary enquirers affirm it, yet the writers of minerals, and natural speculators, conceive that stones which bear this name to be a mineral concretion.

Noun[edit]

questuary (plural questuaries)

  1. (archaic) One employed to collect profits.