- n. 财富，财产；财宝；珍品
- vt. 珍爱；珍藏
- n. (Treasure)人名；(英)特雷热
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来自古法语 tresor,宝库，藏宝，来自拉丁语 thesaurus,宝库，来自希腊语 thesauros,仓库，来 自 PIE*dhe,做，放置，词源同 do,thesis,thesaurus.引申词义财富，珍宝。
- treasure:  Treasure comes ultimately from Greek thēsaurós ‘treasure’, a word of unknown origin. This was borrowed into Latin as thēsaurus (acquired directly by English as thesaurus  with the metaphorical sense ‘treasury of knowledge, words, etc’), and it made its way into English via Vulgar Latin *tresaurus and Old French tresor.
- treasure (n.)
- mid-12c., tresor, from Old French tresor "treasury, hoard, treasure" (11c., Modern French trésor), from Gallo-Roman *tresaurus, from Latin thesaurus "treasury, treasure" (source also of Spanish, Italian tesoro), from Greek thesauros "store, treasure, treasure house" (see thesaurus). In Middle English also thresur, etc.; modern spelling is from 16c. Replaced Old English goldhord. General sense of "anything valued" is recorded from c. 1200. Treasure hunt is first recorded 1913. For treasure trove, see trove.
- treasure (v.)
- late 14c., "to amass treasure; to store up for the future," also figurative, "regard as precious, retain carefully in the mind," from treasure (n.). Related: Treasured; treasuring.
- 1. The society's archives are a treasure trove for scholars.
- 2. This Islington shop is a treasure trove of beautiful bridalwear.
- 3. We shall take the treasure away to a safe place.
- 4. The dictionary is a vast treasure trove of information.
- 5. Windsor Castle is quite literally an antique treasure trove.
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