suppletory

[suhp-li-tawr-ee, -tohr-ee]

Origin of suppletory

1620–30; < Late Latin supplētōrius, equivalent to supplē(re) (see suppletion) + -tōrius -tory1
Related formssup·ple·to·ri·ly, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for suppletorily

suppletory

adjective
  1. archaic remedying deficiencies; supplementary
Derived Formssuppletorily, adverb
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