: significative
names of deities are often significatory of their special powers

Word History


Late Latin significatorius, from Latin significatus + -orius -ory

First Known Use

1579, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of significatory was in 1579

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“Significatory.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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