[ poh-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈpoʊ təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
of, relating to, or given to drinking.
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Words nearby potatory
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Example sentences from the Web for potatory
In the tumbler it must not go—there was the brandy: that had been an infringement of all the laws of potatory combination.
British Dictionary definitions for potatory
/ (ˈpəʊtətərɪ, -trɪ) /
rare of, relating to, or given to drinking
Word Origin for potatory
C19: from Late Latin pōtātōrius concerning drinking, from Latin pōtāre to drink
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