Definition of prelusory in US English:

prelusory

adjective

  • Prelusive.

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Edward Reynolds (1599–1676), bishop of Norwich. From post-classical Latin praelusorius preliminary from classical Latin praelūs-, past participial stem of praelūdere + -ōrius.

Pronunciation

prelusory

/prɪˈl(j)uːz(ə)ri/