from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Relating to or expressing entreaty or supplication.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Expressing a wish.
- adj. Expressing a wish but not creating any legal obligation or duty.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating to prayer; being in the form of a prayer or supplication.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. expressing entreaty or supplication
Late Latin precātōrius, from Latin precārī, to entreat; see precarious.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From Late Latin precatorius, from Latin precari to pray. (Wiktionary)