Pro*pi"ti*a*to*ry (?), a. [L. propitiatorius: cf. F. propitiatoire.]

Having the power to make propitious; pertaining to, or employed in, propitiation; expiatory; as, a propitiatory sacrifice.

Sharp.

 

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Pro*pi"ti*a*to*ry, n. [L. propitiatorium.] Jewish Antiq.

The mercy seat; -- so called because a symbol of the propitiated Jehovah.

Bp. Pearson.

 

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