adjective pa·tib·u·lary \pəˈtibyəˌlerē\

Definition of patibulary


  1. :  of, relating to, or suggesting the gallows or hanging

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Origin and Etymology of patibulary

Medieval Latin patibulum gallows (from Latin, fork-shaped yoke for punishing criminals, fork-shaped gibbet) + English -ary — more at patible

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a rounded knoll or a ridge of ice

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