intercessory

[ in-ter-ses-uh-ree ]
/ ˌɪn tərˈsɛs ə ri /

adjective

having the function of interceding: an intercessory prayer.

Origin of intercessory

1570–80; < Medieval Latin intercessōrius, equivalent to Latin interced- (see intercession) + -tōrius -tory1, with dt > ss
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