Definition of oblatory in English:

oblatory

adjective

See oblation

  • ‘The Buddha's sarira (finger-bone) from Xi'an Famen Buddhist Temple arrives at the Convention and Exhibition Center during an oblatory ceremony in Hong Kong.’
  • ‘Through it Christ is made present on the altar (consecratory aspect) and offered to God (oblatory aspect).’
  • ‘Hours before the oblatory ceremony, nearly a hundred believers gathered at the HKCE to wait for the arrival of the Buddha's finger bone.’

Pronunciation

oblatory

/ˈɒblət(ə)ri/