Definition of possessionary in US English:

possessionary

adjective

  • Of or relating to possession; characterized by possession.

Origin

Mid 16th century (in an earlier sense). From possession + -ary With use as noun compare possessiant and earlier possessioner. With use as adjective compare Middle French possessionnaire possessing (a title, etc.) according to law, post-classical Latin possessionarius owning property.

Pronunciation

possessionary

/pəˈzɛʃ(ə)n(ə)ri/