containing an invitation
Origin of invitatoryLate Latin invitatorius
a form of invitation used in worship as a call to prayer or praise; esp., Ps. 95 (94 in the Douay)
A psalm or other piece sung as an invitation to prayer in church services, especially at the opening of matins in the Roman office.
Constituting or containing an invitation.
Origin of invitatoryMiddle English invitatorie, from Medieval Latin inv&imacron;tat&omacron;rium, from Late Latin inv&imacron;tat&omacron;rius, inviting, from Latin inv&imacron;tatus, past participle of inv&imacron;tare, to invite.
(comparative more invitatory, superlative most invitatory)
- Of or pertaining to an invitation