predicatory

adjective
pred·​i·​ca·​to·​ry | \ ˈpre-di-kə-ˌtȯr-ē How to pronounce predicatory (audio) \

Definition of predicatory

: of or relating to preaching

First Known Use of predicatory

1611, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for predicatory

Late Latin praedicatorius, from praedicare to preach

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“Predicatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/predicatory. Accessed 5 Aug. 2021.

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