consuetudinary


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con·sue·tude

 (kŏn′swĭ-to͞od′, -tyo͞od′)
n.
Custom; usage.

[Middle English, from Latin cōnsuētūdō; see custom.]

con′sue·tu′di·nar′y (-to͞od′n-ĕr′ē, -tyo͞od′-) adj.
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Noun1.consuetudinary - a manual describing the customs of a particular group (especially the ceremonial practices of a monastic order)
manual - a small handbook
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