Depot Definition

dēpō, dĕpō
depots
noun
depots
A storehouse; warehouse.
Webster's New World
A railroad or bus station: originally used of a freight station.
Webster's New World
A storage place for supplies.
Webster's New World
A station for assembling either recruits for training or combat replacements for assignment to a unit.
Webster's New World
A mass of a drug or other substance that has been injected into the body and is gradually absorbed into the surrounding tissue over time.
American Heritage Medicine
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Other Word Forms of Depot

Noun

Singular:
depot
Plural:
depots, dpts

Origin of Depot

  • French dépôt from Old French depost from Latin dēpositum something deposited from neuter past participle of dēpōnere to put down, deposit depone

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French dépôt, from Old French depost, from Medieval Latin dēpositum, from Latin, participle of dēpōnō, dēpōnere.

    From Wiktionary

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