noun, plural sa·lu·ta·to·ries.
- salus populi suprema lex esto,
- salva veritate,
Origin of salutatory
Examples from the Web for salutatory
Her valedictory, like her salutatory, was a diffuse apology for their intrusion upon the sacredness of the installation-eve.Jessamine|Marion Harland
It was Freneau's salutatory at the beginning of his new career in Philadelphia.The Poems of Philip Freneau, Volume III (of III)|Philip Freneau
Salutatory Phrase—The words forming a salutation, or greeting.Punctuation|Frederick W. Hamilton
However she received Gibson's salutatory remark she gave no hint of her feeling in the tone of her voice.Spring Street|James H. Richardson
The warmest praise came from the poets,—the "high, impassioned few" of her "Salutatory."Julia Ward Howe|Laura E. Richards
1690s, "pertaining to a salutation," from Latin salutatorius "pertaining to visiting or greeting," from salut-, past participle stem of salutare "to greet" (see salute (v.)). From 1702 in reference to an address which welcomes those attending commencement exercises.