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Latin jaculatorius: compare French jaculatoire.


jaculatory (comparative more jaculatory, superlative most jaculatory)

  1. Darting or throwing out suddenly; also, suddenly thrown out; uttered in short sentences; ejaculatory.
    jaculatory prayers

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.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 jaculatory in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)