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con·ser·va·to·ry

 (kən-sûr′və-tôr′ē)
n. pl. con·ser·va·to·ries
1. A greenhouse, especially one in which plants are arranged aesthetically for display, as at a botanical garden.
2. A school for the study of performing arts or fine arts, especially music.

conservatory

(kənˈsɜːvətrɪ)
n, pl -tories
1. (Horticulture) a greenhouse, esp one attached to a house
2. (Education) another word for conservatoire
adj
preservative

con•serv•a•to•ry

(kənˈsɜr vəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i)

n., pl. -ries.
1. a school giving training in the fine or dramatic arts, esp. a school of music.
2. a greenhouse, usu. attached to a dwelling, for growing and displaying plants.
[1555–65; < Latin conservā(re) (see conserve) + -tory2; in the sense “music school” < French or Italian; see conservatoire]

conservatory

- Comes from an Italian word for a hospital for foundlings, to whom music was taught.
See also related terms for hospital.

conservatory

a greenhouse, especially one used to grow delicate, rare, and exotic flowers and plants for decorative purposes. See also music
See also: Flowers

Conservatory, Conservatoire

 a school of advanced studies, usually in one of the fine arts, hence, the students and professors collectively; a repository of knowledge.
Examples: conservatory of gauds and baubles, 1656; of law, 1642; of music [Conservatoire de Paris, 1795]; of rights and privileges, 1790; of senses, 1656; of snow and ice, 1626.

conservatory

1. A glass greenhouse which can combine the function of growing and protecting plants and domestic use.
2. An institution that specializes in teaching one of the arts, especially music.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.conservatory - the faculty and students of a school specializing in one of the fine artsconservatory - the faculty and students of a school specializing in one of the fine arts
school - an educational institution; "the school was founded in 1900"
music school, school of music - a school for the study of music
2.conservatory - a schoolhouse with special facilities for fine arts
art school - a school specializing in art
music school - a school specializing in music
schoolhouse, school - a building where young people receive education; "the school was built in 1932"; "he walked to school every morning"
3.conservatory - a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing mannerconservatory - a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner
glasshouse, greenhouse, nursery - a building with glass walls and roof; for the cultivation and exhibition of plants under controlled conditions

conservatory

noun greenhouse, hothouse, glasshouse The plant is susceptible to frost but can be placed in a conservatory or greenhouse.
Translations
دَفيئَة زُجاجِيَّهمُسْتَنْبَتٌ زُجَاجِيّمَعْهَد موسيقي
konzervatořskleníkzimní zahrada
konservatoriumvinterhave
kasvihuone
staklenik
konzervatóriummelegház
gróîurhústónlistarskóli
コンサーバトリー
온실
konservatorijaoranžerija
konservatorijaoranžērijasiltumnīca
konzervatórium
vinterträdgård
เรือนกระจกสำหรับเก็บต้นไม้
nhà kính trồng cây

conservatory

[kənˈsɜːvətrɪ] Ninvernadero m

conservatory

[kənˈsɜːrvətəri] n
(for plants)jardin m d'hiver
(= conservatoire) → conservatoire m

conservatory

n
(esp US, Mus etc) → Konservatorium nt

conservatory

[kənˈsɜːvətrɪ] n (greenhouse) → serra (Mus) → conservatorio

conservatory

(kənˈsəːvətri) , ((American) -to:ri) plural conˈservatories noun
1. a kind of greenhouse, or a glass-walled part of a building, in which plants are grown.
2. a school of music, art etc.

conservatory

مُسْتَنْبَتٌ زُجَاجِيّ zimní zahrada konservatorium Wintergarten θερμοκήπιο conservatorio, jardín de invierno kasvihuone véranda staklenik serra コンサーバトリー 온실 serre drivhus oranżeria estufa оранжерея vinterträdgård เรือนกระจกสำหรับเก็บต้นไม้ limonluk nhà kính trồng cây 暖房
References in classic literature ?
When Natasha ran out of the drawing room she only went as far as the conservatory.
On the fourth side the march of modern improvement has broken in, and has va ried and brightened the scene by means of a conservatory, forming an entrance to the room through a winter-garden of rare plants and flowers.
The farther room was a glass conservatory full of tropical blossoms of quite unique and almost monstrous beauty, and on such afternoons as these glowing with gorgeous sunlight.
A week later Dorian Gray was sitting in the conservatory at Selby Royal, talking to the pretty Duchess of Monmouth, who with her husband, a jaded-looking man of sixty, was amongst his guests.
Then the house had been boldly planned with a ball-room, so that, instead of squeezing through a narrow passage to get to it (as at the Chiverses') one marched solemnly down a vista of enfiladed drawing- rooms (the sea-green, the crimson and the bouton d'or), seeing from afar the many-candled lustres reflected in the polished parquetry, and beyond that the depths of a conservatory where camellias and tree-ferns arched their costly foliage over seats of black and gold bamboo.
Wyvil and Mirabel, were loitering in the conservatory.
The large conservatory opening out of it is pleasantly lighted with Chinese lanterns, and beautifully decorated with shrubs and flowers.
The focus of brilliancy was the long drawing-room, where the dancing went forward, under the inspiration of the grand piano; the library, into which it opened at one end, had the more sober illumination of maturity, with caps and cards; and at the other end the pretty sitting-room, with a conservatory attached, was left as an occasional cool retreat.
Come into the conservatory for a few minutes," he begged.
Tell him that I entered the conservatory that evening from the rear, to cut a rose for my mother.
I shall be in the conservatory under the second palm tree on the left.
My investigations in the villa have shown me several fine pictures and statues; furniture tastefully selected, and admirably made; and a conservatory of the rarest flowers, the match of which it would not be easy to find in all London.