reservatory

noun re·serv·ato·ry \rə̇ˈzərvəˌtōrē\

Definition of reservatory

plural

-es

archaic

  1. :  a place (as a cupboard or reservoir) in which things are kept

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Origin and Etymology of reservatory

Medieval Latin reservatorium, from Latin reservatus (past participle of reservare to reserve) + -orium -ory


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