Sunroom vs Conservatory - What's the difference?

sunroom | conservatory |


As nouns the difference between sunroom and conservatory

is that sunroom is a room in a residence with numerous large windows admitting sunlight while conservatory is (obsolete) that which preserves from injury or conservatory can be a greenhouse or hothouse for the display of plants.

As an adjective conservatory is

(rare) pertaining to conservation.

sunroom

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A room in a residence with numerous large windows admitting sunlight.
  • solarium
  • Synonyms

    * Florida room, solarium

    Anagrams

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    conservatory

    English

    Etymology 1

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (rare) pertaining to conservation
  • Having the quality of preserving from loss, decay, or injury.
  • Noun

    (conservatories)
  • (obsolete) That which preserves from injury.
  • A conservatory of life. — Jeremy Taylor.

    Etymology 2

    Noun

    (conservatories)
  • A greenhouse or hothouse for the display of plants
  • A school of music or drama; a conservatoire
  • Synonyms
    (music) * college of music * conservatory of music * musical school * music conservatory * music department * music school * school of music (drama) * academy of drama * drama school * theater school * theatre school