preservatory

Preservatory

Pre*serv"a*to*ry\, a. Preservative. --Bp. Hall.
Webster's Revised

Preservatory

Pre*serv"a*to*ry\, n.; pl. Preservatories. 1. A preservative. [Obs.] --Whitlock.

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