Of, relating to, or given to drinking.
Origin of potatoryLate Latin p&omacron;tat&omacron;rius, from Latin p&omacron;tatus, past participle of p&omacron;tare, to drink, from p&omacron;tus, a drink; see p&omacron;(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.