salutatory

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/səˈluːtətərɪ/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(sə lo̅o̅tə tôr′ē, -tōr′ē)


Inflections of 'salutatory' (nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.): nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors.": salutatories

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
sa•lu•ta•to•ry  (sə lo̅o̅tə tôr′ē, -tōr′ē),USA pronunciation adj., n., pl.  -ries. 
adj. 
  1. pertaining to or of the nature of a salutation.

n. 
  1. Educationa welcoming address, esp. one given at the beginning of commencement exercises in some U.S. high schools and colleges by the salutatorian.
sa•luta•to′ri•ly, adv. 
  • Medieval Latin salūtātōrius, equivalent. to Latin salūtā(re) to salute + -tōrius -tory1
  • 1635–45

Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::
salutatory /səˈluːtətərɪ -trɪ/ adj
  1. of, relating to, or resembling a salutation

saˈlutatorily adv
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