spicery

spicery

[spahy-suh-ree]
noun, plural spiceries for 3.
2.
spicy flavor or fragrance.
3.
Archaic. a storeroom or place for spices.

Origin:
1250–1300; Middle English spicerie < Old French espicerie. See spice, -ery

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spicery (ˈspaɪsərɪ)
 
n , pl -eries
1.  spices collectively
2.  the piquant or fragrant quality associated with spices
3.  obsolete a place to store spices

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Spicery definition


Heb. nechoth, identified with the Arabic naka'at, the gum tragacanth, obtained from the astralagus, of which there are about twenty species found in Palestine. The tragacanth of commerce is obtained from the A. tragacantha. "The gum exudes plentifully under the heat of the sun on the leaves, thorns, and exteremity of the twigs."

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