purificatory

adjective pu·ri·fi·ca·to·ry \ pyu̇r-ˈi-fi-kə-ˌtȯr-ē , ˈpyu̇r-(ə-)fə-kə- \

Definition of purificatory

: serving, tending, or intended to purify
  • purificatory rituals

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1610

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