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Latin gestatorius that serves for carrying: compare French gestatoire.


gestatory (not comparable)

  1. Pertaining to gestation or pregnancy.
  2. (obsolete) Capable of being carried or worn.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for gestatory in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)