bibitory "pertaining to drinking," 1690s, from Mod.L. bibitorius, from L.L. bibitor "drinker, toper," from bibere "to drink" (see IMBIBE (Cf. imbibe)).

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  • Bibitory — Bib i*to*ry, a. Of or pertaining to drinking or tippling. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bibitory — ˈbibə̇ˌtōrē, tȯrē adjective Etymology: Medieval Latin bibitorius, from Latin bibitus (past participle of bibere) + orius ory 1. : concerned with or relating to drinking a bibitory muscle 2. : capable of taking up moisture bibitory papers …   Useful english dictionary

  • bibitory — bib·i·to·ry …   English syllables

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