Definition of reverbatory in US English:

reverbatory

noun

Metallurgy
  • A reverberatory furnace or kiln; = "reverberatory".

adjective

  • Reverberatory; especially = "reverberatory".

Origin

Mid 17th century; earliest use found in Thomas Blount (1618–1679), antiquary and lexicographer. Either from reverbatory, or shortened from reverberatory<br>late 16th century. Apparently irregularly from reverb- + -atory, perhaps arising from misrecollection of post-classical Latin reverberatorius or reverberatory.

Pronunciation

reverbatory

/rɪˈvəːbət(ə)ri/