[don-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee, doh-nuh-]

noun, plural don·a·to·ries. Chiefly Scots Law.

a donee of the king, especially one given the right by the king to property obtained by escheat or forfeit.

Origin of donatory

1610–20; < Medieval Latin dōnātōrius, equivalent to Latin dōnā(re) (see donation) + -tōrius -tory1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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