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Meaning of PRESERVATORY

 
Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Pre*serv"a*to*ry\, a.
    Preservative. --Bp. Hall.
    
    
  2. \Pre*serv"a*to*ry\, n.; pl. {Preservatories}.
    1. A preservative. [Obs.] --Whitlock.
    
    2. A room, or apparatus, in which perishable things, as
       fruit, vegetables, etc., can be preserved without decay.
    
    
 

 

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