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† satorious, adj.

Origin: A borrowing from Latin, combined with an English element. Etymons: Latin satōrius  , -ous suffix.
Etymology: < classical Latin satōrius used in sowing ( < sat-  , past participial stem of serere   to sow (see semen n.) + -ōrius  -ory suffix2) + -ous suffix.
Obsolete. rare.

  Of or belonging to a person who sows or plants seeds, etc.

1656   T. Blount Glossographia   Satorious,..belonging to a Sator, or to him that sows, sets, or plants.

1656—1656(Hide quotations)


This entry has been updated (OED Third Edition, September 2019).