potatory

[ poh-tuh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈpoʊ təˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective

of, relating to, or given to drinking.

Nearby words

  1. potato tuberworm,
  2. potato vine,
  3. potato worm,
  4. potato yam,
  5. potatobug,
  6. potawatomi,
  7. potbellied,
  8. potbellied pig,
  9. potbelly,
  10. potbelly stove

Origin of potatory

From the Latin word pōtātōrius, dating back to 1820–30. See potation, -tory1

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British Dictionary definitions for potatory

potatory

/ (ˈpəʊtətərɪ, -trɪ) /

adjective

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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