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EtymologyEdit

From Old French tresorie, from tresor (treasure), from Latin thēsaurus (treasure), from Ancient Greek θησαυρός (thēsaurós, treasure house). Compare French trésorerie.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈtɹɛʒəɹi/
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NounEdit

treasury (plural treasuries)

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