Definition of replicatory in English:

replicatory

adjective

  • 1Of the nature of or relating to a reply. Now rare.

  • 2Biology= "replicative".

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Joseph Hall (1574–1656), bishop of Norwich, religious writer, and satirist. Originally from post-classical Latin replicatorius concerned with replication from classical Latin replicāt-, past participial stem of replicāre + -ōrius.

Pronunciation

replicatory

/ˈrɛplɪkət(ə)ri//ˌrɛplɪˈkeɪt(ə)ri/