excommunicatory

adjective
ex·​com·​mu·​ni·​ca·​to·​ry | \ -nə̇kəˌtōrē, -nēk-, -tȯr-, -ri \

Definition of excommunicatory

: relating to, causing, or declaring excommunication

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History and Etymology for excommunicatory

Medieval Latin excommunicatorius, from Late Latin excommunicatus + Latin -orius -ory

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“Excommunicatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/excommunicatory. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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