conservatory etymology

English word conservatory comes from English -atory, English conserve

Detailed word origin of conservatory

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-atory English (eng) Forms adjectives of, relating to, or connected with the thing specified. Forms nouns that represent things or places where a specified activity takes place.
conserve English (eng) (physics, chemistry, intransitive) To remain unchanged during a process. (transitive) To protect an environment.. (transitive) To save for later use, sometimes by the use of a preservative. (obsolete) A conservatory.. (obsolete) A medicinal confection made of freshly gathered vegetable substances mixed with finely powdered refined sugar.. A jam or thick syrup made from fruit.. Wilderness [...]
conservatory English (eng) (obsolete) That which preserves from injury. (rare) pertaining to conservation. Having the quality of preserving from loss, decay, or injury.

Words with the same origin as conservatory

Descendants of -atory
lab laboratory lavatory mandatory observatory purgatory respiratory