Definition of repugnatory in US English:

repugnatory

adjective

  • Zoology= repugnatorial.

Origin

Mid 18th century (in an earlier sense). From classical Latin repugnātōrius of defence or resistance, defensive from repugnāt-, past participial stem of repugnāre + -ōrius.

Pronunciation

repugnatory

/rɪˈpʌɡnət(ə)ri/