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

     

    -ry

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