Etymology
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honorary (adj.)

1610s, "bringing honor, done or made to signify honor," from honor (n.) + -ary; possibly influenced by French honoraire, Latin honorarius "pertaining to honor, honorary." Specific sense "done merely to confer honor, without customary obligations or requirements" is from 1660s.

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Definitions of honorary

honorary (adj.)
given as an honor without the normal duties;
an honorary degree
From wordnet.princeton.edu