(-*r), n.;
pl.; Refectories (-rz).
[LL. refectorium: cf. F. rfectoire. See Refection.] A room for refreshment; originally, a dining hall in monasteries or convents.
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Sometimes pronounced rf"k*t*r, especially when signifying the eating room in monasteries.
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