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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 ?
On the other side was a stately stone mansion, plainly betokening every sort of comfort and luxury, from the big coach house and well-kept grounds to the conservatory and the glimpses of lovely things one caught between the rich curtains.
What had been a conservatory had now no window-shades, and on the mouldering shelves stood some dry, forsaken flower-pots, with sticks in them, whose dried leaves showed they had once been plants.
In Frank's last letter she complained, he said, of being too weak to get into her conservatory without having both his arm and his uncle's
The first ten minutes of seclusion in the conservatory passed without events of any kind.
The conservatory doors were standing open, and Rosa Dartle was walking, bareheaded, with a quick, impetuous step, up and down a gravel walk on one side of the lawn.
Wemmick's conservatory, when I saw her face at the coach window and her hand waving to me.
Agatha made no reply, but walked on quickly to the end of the conservatory, where the others were waiting for them.
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.
On the other side of the house, to match with the library, was the conservatory, ornamented with rare flowers, that bloomed in china jars; and in the midst of the greenhouse, marvellous alike to sight and smell, was a billiard-table which looked as if it had been abandoned during the past hour by players who had left the balls on the cloth.
And you threw me over because you saw, or said you saw, poor old Lord Mortlake trying to have a violent flirtation with me in the conservatory at Tenby.
Newman wandered through them, observing a few scattered couples to whom this comparative seclusion appeared grateful and reached a small conservatory which opened into the garden.
That I do not regret, for the mayor's wife and I are not sympathetic; but when Xavier uproots my pet araucaria and bears it across the garden into the conservatory I protest at the top of my voice.