Sa*lu"ta*to*ry (?), a. [L. salutatorius. See Salute.]

Containing or expressing salutations; speaking a welcome; greeting; -- applied especially to the oration which introduces the exercises of the Commencements, or similar public exhibitions, in American colleges.

 

© Webster 1913.


Sa*lu"ta*to*ry, n.

1.

A place for saluting or greeting; a vestibule; a porch.

[Obs.]

Milton.

2. American Colleges

The salutatory oration.

 

© Webster 1913.

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