treasury

See also: Treasury

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

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.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɹɛʒəɹi/
  • (file)

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. (government) Ellipsis of treasury department
  4. A collection of artistic or literary works.
  5. (obsolete) A treasure.
    • 1598, John Marston, The Scourge of Villanie:
      His neighbours swear he'll swell with treasury

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DescendantsEdit

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

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