a place for the care of the sick, injured, or infirm; esp., a building or room, as in a school, that serves as a hospital or dispensary
Origin of infirmaryMedieval Latin infirmaria, infirmarium from Classical Latin infirmus
A place for the care of the infirm, sick, or injured, especially a small hospital or dispensary in an institution.
Origin of infirmaryMiddle English infirmarie from Medieval Latin īnfirmāria from Latin īnfirmus infirm ; see infirm .
From Medieval Latin infirmaria, from Latin infirmus.