See also: Treasury

English edit

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Etymology edit

From Middle English tresorie, from Old French tresorie, from tresor (treasure), from Latin thēsaurus (treasure), from Ancient Greek θησαυρός (thēsaurós, treasure house). Displaced native Old English māþmhūs.

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈtɹɛʒ.ə.ɹi/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈtɹɛʒ.ɚ.i/
    • (file)

Noun edit

treasury (plural treasuries)

  1. A place where treasure is stored safely.
  2. A place where state or royal money and valuables are stored.
  3. (government) Ellipsis of treasury department.
  4. A collection of artistic or literary works.
  5. (obsolete) A treasure.

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Descendants edit

  • Hindi: तिजोरी (tijorī)
  • Marathi: तिजोरी (tijorī)

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