an adjective-forming suffix, joined to bases of Latin origin in imitation of borrowed Latin words containing the suffix -tory1 (and its alternant -sory): excretory; sensory; statutory.
[ME -orie < AF; OF -oire < L -orius, extracted from -torius -TORY1; see -OR2]
a suffix forming nouns denoting places or receptacles, joined to bases of Latin origin in imitation of borrowed Latin words containing the suffix -tory2 (or its alternant -sory): crematory.
[ME -orie < AF; OF -oire < L -orium, extracted from -torium -TORY2; see -ORY1, -OR2]

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