predicatory

adjective

pred·​i·​ca·​to·​ry ˈpre-di-kə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce predicatory (audio)
: of or relating to preaching

Word History

Etymology

Late Latin praedicatorius, from praedicare to preach

First Known Use

1611, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of predicatory was in 1611

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Cite this Entry

“Predicatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/predicatory. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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