Definition of -ery suffix from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    -ery

     suffix
    suffix(in nouns)
     
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  1. 1the group or class of greenery
  2. 2the state or character of
  3. 3the art or practice of
  4. 4a place where something is made, grows, lives, etc.
  5. Word Originfrom French -erie, based on Latin -arius and -ator.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: -ery