- a portable reliquary
- a place for keeping this
Origin of feretoryaltered from Middle English fertre from Old French fiertre from Classical Latin feretrum, a litter, bier from Classical Greek pheretron from pherein, bear
- A receptacle to hold the relics of saints; a reliquary.
- An area of a church in which reliquaries are kept.
Origin of feretoryMiddle English from Anglo-Norman fertre from Latin feretrum from Greek pheretron from pherein to carry ; see bher-1 in Indo-European roots.