Definitions for cellarˈsɛl ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cel•larˈsɛl ər(n.; v.)-lared, -lar•ing.

  1. (n.)a room, or set of rooms, wholly or partly underground and usu. beneath a building.

    Category: Building Trades

  2. an underground room or story.

  3. Category: Viniculture/Winemaking

    Ref: wine cellar.

  4. the last place in a competitive ranking or standings.

    Category: Sport

  5. (v.t.)to place or store in a cellar.

Origin of cellar:

1175–1225; ME celer < AF < L cellārium storeroom =cell(a)cell+-ārium -ary

cel′lar•less(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. basement, cellar(noun)

    the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage

  2. root cellar, cellar(noun)

    an excavation where root vegetables are stored

  3. cellar, wine cellar(noun)

    storage space where wines are stored

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. cellar(noun)ˈsɛl ər

    the basement

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cellar(noun)

    a room or rooms under a building, and usually below the surface of the ground, where provisions and other stores are kept


Translations for cellar

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

cellar(noun)

a room, especially underground, especially for stores of coal or wine.

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