Preservatories
Preservatory Pre*serv"a*to*ry, n.; pl. {Preservatories}. 1. A preservative. [Obs.] --Whitlock. [1913 Webster]

2. A room, or apparatus, in which perishable things, as fruit, vegetables, etc., can be preserved without decay. [1913 Webster]


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  • Preservatory — Pre*serv a*to*ry, n.; pl. {Preservatories}. 1. A preservative. [Obs.] Whitlock. [1913 Webster] 2. A room, or apparatus, in which perishable things, as fruit, vegetables, etc., can be preserved without decay. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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