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depository (n.)

"place where things are lodged for safe-keeping," 1750, from Medieval Latin depositorium, from deposit-, past-participle stem of Latin deponere (see deposit (v.)) + -orium (see -ory).

updated on July 27, 2018

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Definitions of depository from WordNet

depository (n.)
a facility where things can be deposited for storage or safekeeping;
Synonyms: deposit / depositary / repository
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