Definition of reclusory in English:

reclusory

noun

historical
  • A habitation for one or more religious recluses, a hermitage; = reclusery.

Origin

Early 19th century. From post-classical Latin reclusorium cell of a recluse from classical Latin reclūs-, past participial stem of reclūdere + -ōrium. Compare Anglo-Norman reclusoire, reclusorie.

Pronunciation

reclusory

/rɪˈkluːsəri/