treasury

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Etymology[edit]

From Old French tresorie, from tresor (treasure), from Latin thēsaurus (treasure), from Ancient Greek θησαυρός (thēsaurós, treasure house). Compare French trésorerie.

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treasury (plural treasuries)

  1. A place where treasure is stored safely.
  2. A place where state or royal money and valuables are stored.
  3. A collection or artistic or literary works.
  4. (obsolete) A treasure.
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