Associations to the word «Conservatory»

Wiktionary

CONSERVATORY, adjective. (rare) pertaining to conservation
CONSERVATORY, adjective. Having the quality of preserving from loss, decay, or injury.
CONSERVATORY, noun. (obsolete) That which preserves from injury.
CONSERVATORY, noun. A greenhouse or hothouse for the display of plants
CONSERVATORY, noun. A school of music or drama; a conservatoire

Dictionary definition

CONSERVATORY, noun. The faculty and students of a school specializing in one of the fine arts.
CONSERVATORY, noun. A schoolhouse with special facilities for fine arts.
CONSERVATORY, noun. A greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner.

Wise words

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