benedictory

adjective
bene·​dic·​to·​ry | \ ˌbe-nə-ˈdik-t(ə-)rē How to pronounce benedictory (audio) \

Definition of benedictory

: of or expressing benediction

First Known Use of benedictory

1710, in the meaning defined above

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“Benedictory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/benedictory. Accessed 25 Feb. 2021.

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