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infirmary

in·fir·ma·ry

infirmary

pronunciation:
ihn fuhr m ri
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
inflections: infirmaries
definition: a place for the care of the ill or injured, such as a hospital or clinic, or a space devoted to such care in an institutional residence such as a school or camp.
similar words:
hospital
Word Parts
The word infirmary contains the following parts:
firm Latin root that means make firm; support
antonyms:
magn, magna, magni, maxi
 
-ary2 Latin noun-forming suffix that means a person, thing, or place associated with