ambry

noun am·bry \ ˈam-brē ; ˈäm-rē , ˈȯm- \

Definition of ambry

plural ambries
1 dialectal, chiefly British : pantry
2 : a recess in a church wall (as for holding sacramental vessels)

Origin and Etymology of ambry

Middle English almery, from Anglo-French almarie, from Latin armarium, from arma weapons — more at arm


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