separatory

[ sep-er-uh-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee ]
/ ˈsɛp ər əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i /
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adjective

serving to separate.

Origin of separatory

1650–60; < New Latin sēparātōrius, equivalent to Latin sēparā(re) to separate + -tōrius -tory1
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