Potatory Po"ta*to*ry, a. [L. potatorius, from potare to drink.] Of or pertaining to drinking. --Ld. Lytton. [1913 Webster]

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  • potatory — adjective Of or pertaining to drinking. They spent the day sampling the potatory pleasures of the fine wines on offer …   Wiktionary

  • potatory — /poh teuh tawr ee, tohr ee/, adj. of, pertaining to, or given to drinking. [1820 30; < L potatorius. See POTATION, TORY1] * * * …   Universalium

  • potatory — po·ta·to·ry …   English syllables

  • potatory — /ˈpoʊtətəri/ (say pohtuhtuhree), / tri/ (say tree) adjective 1. of, relating to, or given to drinking. 2. Rare potable. {Latin pōtātōrius} …   Australian English dictionary

  • potatory — ˈpōd.əˌtōrē adjective Etymology: Late Latin potatorius, from Latin potatus (past participle of potare to drink) + orius ory more at potable : of, relating to, or given to drinking …   Useful english dictionary

  • pō(i)- — To drink. Oldest form *peə₃(i) , colored to *poə₃(i) . I. Basic form *pō(i) , reduced to *pō (< *poə ). 1. Suffixed form *pō to . potable, potation, potatory, from Latin pōtus, drunk; a drink (whence …   Universalium

  • potatoric — POTATÓRIC, Ă adj. (Liv.) Care se referă la băutură, la chef. [cf. germ. Potator, lat. potator – băutor]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 28.07.2005. Sursa: DN  POTATÓRIC, Ă adj. care se referă la băutură, la chef. (< engl. potatory) Trimis de… …   Dicționar Român

  • drinkable — adj 1. potable, potatory, fit to drink; drinking. n 2. beverage, potables, drinkables, liquid, liquid refreshment, liquids …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • potation —   n. act of drinking; drinking bout; thing drunk.    ♦ potatory, a …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • potation — n. 1 a drink. 2 the act or an instance of drinking. 3 (usu. in pl.) the act or an instance of tippling. Derivatives: potatory adj. Etymology: ME f. OF potation or L potatio f. potare drink …   Useful english dictionary

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