suppletory (plural suppletories)
- A source of supply.
- 1651–1653, Jer[emy] Taylor, ΕΝΙΑΥΤΟΣ [Eniautos]. A Course of Sermons for All the Sundays of the Year. […], 2nd edition, London: […] Richard Royston […], published 1655, →OCLC:
- Invent suppletories to excuse an evil man.
- A supplement.
suppletory (comparative more suppletory, superlative most suppletory)
- (now chiefly law) Making up for deficiencies; supplementary.
- a suppletory oath