conservatory

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

conserve +‎ -atory

Adjective[edit]

conservatory (comparative more conservatory, superlative most conservatory)

  1. (rare) pertaining to conservation
  2. Having the quality of preserving from loss, decay, or injury.

Noun[edit]

conservatory (plural conservatories)

  1. (obsolete) That which preserves from injury.
    A conservatory of life. — Jeremy Taylor.

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

conservatory (plural conservatories)

  1. A greenhouse or hothouse for the display of plants
  2. A school of music or drama; a conservatoire
Synonyms[edit]

(music)

(drama)

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