Definitions for pantryˈpæn tri

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

pan•tryˈpæn tri(n.)(pl.)-tries.

  1. a room or closet, usu. near a kitchen, in which food, silverware, dishes, etc., are kept.

Origin of pantry:

1250–1300; ME panetrie < AF; OF paneterie bread room =panet(er) to bake bread (der. of pan bread < L pānis) +-erie -ery

Princeton's WordNet

  1. pantry, larder, buttery(noun)

    a small storeroom for storing foods or wines


  1. pantry(Noun)

    A small room, closet, or cabinet usually located in or near the kitchen, dedicated to food storage and/or storing kitchenware. Since the pantry is not typically temperature-controlled (unlike a refrigerator or root cellar), the foods stored in a pantry are usually shelf-stable staples such as grains, flours, and preserved foods.

  2. Origin: From paneterie, related to panis.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pantry(noun)

    an apartment or closet in which bread and other provisions are kept


  1. Pantry

    A pantry is a room where food, provisions, dishes, or linens are stored and served in an ancillary capacity to the kitchen. The derivation of the word is from the same source as the Old French term paneterie; that is from pain, the French form of the Latin panis for bread.

Anagrams of pantry

  1. trypan

Translations for pantry

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a room for storing food

The house had a large kitchen with a pantry.

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