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feretory

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Middle English, from Anglo-Norman fertre, from Latin feretrum, from Ancient Greek φέρετρον (phéretron), from the verb φέρω (phérō, I carry).

NounEdit

feretory (plural feretories)

  1. a receptacle that houses relics of saints
  2. an area of a church where relics are kept

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