adoratory

noun

ador·​a·​to·​ry
ə-ˈdȯr-ə-ˌtȯr-ē
plural -es
: a place of adoration
a pagan adoratory

Word History

Etymology

Medieval Latin adoratorium, from Latin adoratus + -orium

First Known Use

1800, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of adoratory was in 1800

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“Adoratory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adoratory. Accessed 25 Jul. 2024.

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