ambry

aumbry (ˈɔːmbrɪ)

/ (ˈæmbrɪ) /

noun plural -bries

a recessed cupboard in the wall of a church near the altar, used to store sacred vessels, etc
obsolete a small cupboard or other storage space

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Word Origin for ambry

C14: from Old French almarie, from Medieval Latin almārium, from Latin armārium chest for storage, from arma arms
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