-ory [ôr′ē, ōr′ē, ər ē]
1. [ME -orie < OFr -oire < L -orius, -oria, -orium] forming adjectives of, having the nature of [sensory, valedictory]
2. [ME -orie < OFr -oire, -orie < L -orium] forming nouns a place or thing for [crematory]

English World dictionary. . 2014.

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