-ery

-ery (also -ry) SUFFIX forming nouns: 1) denoting a class or kind: greenery. 2) denoting an occupation, a state or condition, or behaviour: archery. 3) denoting a place set aside for an activity or a grouping of things, animals, etc.: rookery.
ORIGIN from Latin -arius and -ator.

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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