Definition of propagatory in English:

propagatory

adjective

  • Propagative rare before 20th cent.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Michael Hudson (1605–1648), Church of England clergyman and royalist agent. From propagate or its etymon classical Latin propāgāt-, past participial stem of propāgāre + -ory.

Pronunciation

propagatory

/ˈprɒpəɡət(ə)ri/ /ˌprɒpəˈɡeɪt(ə)ri/