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judicatory n

pl: -ries
[Medieval Latin judicatorium court of law, from judicare to judge]
1 : a court of justice or legal tribunal
2 : a governing body of a religious organization
judicatory adj

Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.