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- From Middle English -orie, from Latin adjective suffix -tōrius.
- From Latin noun suffix -tōrium 
- of or pertaining to, serving for; adjective suffix appended to various words, often nouns but also verbs, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also
- that which pertains to, or serves for; noun suffix appended to various words