[ ves-tee-er-ee ]
/ ˈvɛs tiˌɛr i /


of or relating to garments or vestments.

Origin of vestiary

1615–25; < Medieval Latin vestiārius, equivalent to vesti(s) (see vest) + -ārius -ary Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for vestiary

  • The High Mass was superb with orchestral music and the most sumptuous robes of the vestiary.

    Spanish Highways and Byways|Katharine Lee Bates

British Dictionary definitions for vestiary

/ (ˈvɛstɪərɪ) /

noun plural -aries

obsolete a room for storing clothes or dressing in, such as a vestry


rare of or relating to clothes

Word Origin for vestiary

C17: from Late Latin vestiārius, from vestis clothing
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