Definitions for Conservatorykənˈsɜr vəˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr i

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. conservatory(noun)

    the faculty and students of a school specializing in one of the fine arts

  2. conservatory, conservatoire(noun)

    a schoolhouse with special facilities for fine arts

  3. conservatory, hothouse, indoor garden(noun)

    a greenhouse in which plants are arranged in a pleasing manner


  1. conservatory(Noun)

    That which preserves from injury.

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  2. conservatory(Noun)

    a greenhouse or hothouse for the display of plants

  3. conservatory(Noun)

    a school of music or drama; a conservatoire

  4. conservatory(Adjective)

    pertaining to conservation

Webster Dictionary

  1. Conservatory(adj)

    having the quality of preserving from loss, decay, or injury

  2. Conservatory(noun)

    that which preserves from injury

  3. Conservatory(noun)

    a place for preserving anything from loss, decay, waste, or injury; particulary, a greenhouse for preserving exotic or tender plants

  4. Conservatory(noun)

    a public place of instruction, designed to preserve and perfect the knowledge of some branch of science or art, esp. music

  5. Origin: [Cf. F. conservatoire, LL. conservatorius.]


  1. Conservatory

    A conservatory is a room having glass roof and walls, typically attached to a house on only one side, used as a greenhouse or a sunroom. Conservatories originated in the 16th century when wealthy landowners sought to cultivate citrus fruits such as lemons and oranges that began to appear on their dinner tables brought by traders from warmer regions of the Mediterranean.

Editors Contribution

  1. conservatory

    A conservatory is a room having a glass roof and walls attached to a house.

    The new housing development homes had a conservatory on the plans.

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Translations for Conservatory

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  • консерватория, оранжерияBulgarian
  • musikkonservatorium, konservatoriumDanish
  • Schauspielschule, höhere Musikschule, Musikkonservatorium, Theaterschule, Konservatorium, Akademie für Schauspielkunst, Schule für Schauspiel, Gewächshaus, Wintergarten, Musikschule, Theaterakademie, Hochschule für Musik, Schule des Theaters, Musikakademie, Theaterfachschule, SchauspielakademieGerman
  • talvipuutarha, konservatorioFinnish
  • conservatoire, serre, école de théâtre, école d'art dramatique, académie de musique, école supérieure de musique, école de musique, école supérieure de théâtreFrench
  • konservatorioIdo
  • conservatorioItalian
  • コンサーヴァトーリ, 温室Japanese
  • conservatoriumDutch
  • conservatórioPortuguese
  • консерватория, теплица, оранжереяRussian
  • växthus, konservatorium, orangeri, vinterträdgårdSwedish
  • musigakadämVolapük

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