Definition of -atory in English:

-atory

Syllabification: -atory

suffix

(Forming adjectives) relating to or involving an action: explanatory predatory

Origin

from Latin -atorius.

Definition of -atory in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day neoteny
Pronunciation: niːˈɒt(ə)ni
noun
retention of juvenile features in the adult animal