Definition of statary in English:

statary

adjective

  • Entomology. Of or relating to army ants or their colony during the phase in which they return to a fixed location each night; designating such a colony.

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin statārius (of soldiers engaged in fighting) stationary, (of plays, actors) free from violent action, quiet from stat-, past participial stem of stāre to stand + -ārius.

Pronunciation

statary

/ˈsteɪt(ə)ri/