Definition of literatory in US English:

literatory

adjective

rare
  • Literary.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Urquhart (1611–1660), author and translator. From post-classical Latin litteratorius grammatical (late 2nd or early 3rd cent. in Tertullian), literary, learned from classical Latin litterātor + -ius, suffix forming adjectives; compare -ory.