Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Words You've Been Using Wrong

donatory

[don-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, doh-nuh-] /ˈdɒn əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i, ˈdoʊ nə-/
noun, plural donatories. Chiefly Scots Law.
1.
a donee of the king, especially one given the right by the king to property obtained by escheat or forfeit.
Origin of donatory
1610-1620
1610-20; < Medieval Latin dōnātōrius, equivalent to Latin dōnā(re) (see donation) + -tōrius -tory1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for donatory
Historical Examples

Word of the Day

Nearby words for donatory

Word Value for donatory

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends