vestiary(redirected from vestiaries)
Also found in: Encyclopedia.
Of or relating to clothes.
n. pl. ves·ti·ar·ies
A dressing room, cloakroom, or vestry.
[Latin vestiārius, from vestis, garment; see vest. N., from Middle English vestiarie, from Old French, from Medieval Latin vestiārium, from Latin, wardrobe, from neuter of vestiārius, of clothes.]
n, pl -aries
obsolete a room for storing clothes or dressing in, such as a vestry
(Clothing & Fashion) rare of or relating to clothes
[C17: from Late Latin vestiārius, from vestis clothing]
ves•ti•ar•y(ˈvɛs tiˌɛr i)
pertaining to garments or vestments.
[1615–25; < Medieval Latin vestiārius, derivative of Latin vesti(s) (see vest)]
Vestiarya room in which clothes are kept, hence, a collection of clothes, 1450.
|Adj.||1.||vestiary - relating to clothing (especially vestments)|