1606, in the meaning defined above
borrowed from Latin rescissōrius, from *rescid-, variant stem of rescindere "to remove or lay bare by hewing and cutting, cancel, rescind" + -tōrius, deverbal adjective suffix originally forming derivatives from agent nouns ending in -tōr-, -tor
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“Rescissory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/rescissory. Accessed 7 Jul. 2022.
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