invitatory

adjective
in·​vi·​ta·​to·​ry | \ in-ˈvī-tə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce invitatory (audio) \

Definition of invitatory

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: containing an invitation

invitatory

noun
plural invitatories

Definition of invitatory (Entry 2 of 2)

: an invitatory psalm or antiphon

First Known Use of invitatory

Adjective

14th century, in the meaning defined above

Noun

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Invitatory.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/invitatory. Accessed 25 January 2020.

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