Definition of reptiliary in English:

reptiliary

noun

  • A building or enclosure in which reptiles are kept.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Douglas Jerrold's Shilling Magazine. Either from Reptilia + -ary, or from post-classical Latin reptilis reptile + -ary, or from reptile + -iary.

Pronunciation

reptiliary

/rɛpˈtɪlɪəri/