Of, relating to, or given to drinking.
Origin of potatoryLate Latin pōtātōrius from Latin pōtātus past participle of pōtāre to drink from pōtus a drink ; see pō(i)- in Indo-European roots.
(comparative more potatory, superlative most potatory)
- Of or pertaining to drinking.
- They spent the day sampling the potatory pleasures of the fine wines on offer.
Ultimately from pÅtÅ (“I drink"), with -atory.