Conservatory

Con*serv"a*to*ry

, n. [Cf. F. conservatoire, LL. conservatorium.] 1. That which preserves from injury. [Obs.] "A conservatory of life." Jer. Taylor.
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2. A place for preserving anything from loss, decay, waste, or injury; particulary, a greenhouse for preserving exotic or tender plants.
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3. A public place of instruction, designed to preserve and perfect the knowledge of some branch of science or art, esp. music.
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