bene·​dic·​to·​ry ˌbe-nə-ˈdik-t(ə-)rē How to pronounce benedictory (audio)
: of or expressing benediction

Word History

First Known Use

1710, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of benedictory was in 1710

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“Benedictory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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