Of or relating to clothes.
A dressing room, cloakroom, or vestry.
Of clothes or vestments.
A supply room for clothing, as in a monastery.
A dressing room or storeroom for clothes, especially in a church or other religious house.
Origin of vestiary
- Latin vestiārius from vestis garment vest N., from Middle English vestiarie from Old French from Medieval Latin vestiārium from Latin wardrobe from neuter of vestiārius of clothes
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Old French vestiarie, from Latin vestiarium, from vestis (“clothing").
- From Latin vestiarius, from vestis as Etymology 1, above.