judicatory

noun
ju·​di·​ca·​to·​ry | \ ˈjü-di-kə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce judicatory (audio) \
plural judicatories

Definition of judicatory

First Known Use of judicatory

circa 1583, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of judicatory was circa 1583

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“Judicatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/judicatory. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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judicatory

noun
ju·​di·​ca·​to·​ry | \ ˈjü-di-kə-ˌtōr-ē How to pronounce judicatory (audio) \
plural judicatories

Legal Definition of judicatory

1 : a court of justice or legal tribunal
2 : a governing body of a religious organization

Other Words from judicatory

judicatory adjective

History and Etymology for judicatory

Medieval Latin judicatorium court of law, from judicare to judge

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