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salutatory

adjective sa·lu·ta·to·ry \ sə-ˈlü-tə-ˌtȯr-ē \

Definition of salutatory

: of or relating to a salutation : expressing or containing a welcome or greeting

First Known Use of salutatory

1702

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salutatory

noun

Definition of salutatory

plural salutatories
: an address or statement of welcome or greeting

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1779

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