initiatory


ini·tia·to·ry

adjective \i-ˈni-sh(ē-)ə-ˌtr-ē\

Definition of INITIATORY

1
:  constituting a beginning <initiatory proceedings>
2
:  tending or serving to initiate <initiatory rites>

First Known Use of INITIATORY

circa 1615

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