Definition of presidentiary in English:

presidentiary

adjective

  • Of the nature of or relating to a president; presiding.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in John Bramhall (d. 1663), Church of Ireland archbishop of Armagh. From post-classical Latin praesidentia presidency + -ary. With use as adjective compare earlier presidential and presidial. With use as noun compare earlier presidial.

Pronunciation

presidentiary

/ˌprɛzɪˈdɛnʃ(ə)ri/