noun, plural ju·di·ca·to·ries.
- judicial activism,
- judicial branch
Origin of judicatory
Examples from the Web for judicatory
Most of these fevers went off by a crisis in sweating, which was so large I had good reason to believe it judicatory.A History of Epidemics in Britain, Volume II (of 2)|Charles Creighton
The senators, by the law judiciaria, acquired again the exclusive privilege of the judicatory functions.History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2|Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.
1570s, from French judicatoire, from Late Latin iudicatorius "judicial, pertaining to judgment," from iudicat-, past participle stem of Latin iudicare "to judge" (see judge (v.)).