Gestatory Ges"ta*to*ry, a. [L. gestatorius that serves for carrying: cf. F. gestatoire.] [1913 Webster] 1. Pertaining to gestation or pregnancy. [1913 Webster]

2. Capable of being carried or worn. [Obs. or R.] [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • gestatory — See gestation. * * * …   Universalium

  • gestatory — adj. of gestation, of the development of an embryo in the womb …   English contemporary dictionary

  • gestatory — gestatōˈrial or gesˈtatory adjective (archaic) Relating to carrying • • • Main Entry: ↑gestate …   Useful english dictionary

  • gestational — See gestatory. * * * …   Universalium

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