sacrificatory

adjective
sac·​rifi·​ca·​to·​ry | \ səˈkrifəkəˌtōrē, saˈk-; ˈsakrəfə̇k-;chiefly British ¦sakrə̇fə̇¦kātəri, -ā‧tri \

Definition of sacrificatory

: of or relating to sacrifice especially of the mass

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History and Etymology for sacrificatory

Latin sacrificatus (past participle of sacrificare to sacrifice, from sacri- —from sacr-, sacer sacred—+ -ficare -fy) + English -ory

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“Sacrificatory.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sacrificatory. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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