Definition of originary in US English:

originary

adjective

  • That is the origin or source of something; that gives rise to, or causes the existence of, something.

Origin

Late 16th century (in an earlier sense). From Middle French, French originaire, adjective and noun and its etymon post-classical Latin originarius that originates from a particular place, native, existing from the beginning, innate, also a native from classical Latin orīgin-, orīgō + -ārius.

Pronunciation

originary

/əˈrɪdʒ(ɪ)n(ə)ri/