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Definitions for PANTRY
ˈpæn tripant·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. pantry, larder, butterynoun

    a small storeroom for storing foods or wines


  1. pantrynoun

    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. Etymology: From paneterie, related to panis.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Pantrynoun

    The room in which provisions are reposited.

    Etymology: paneterie, Fr. panarinm, Lat.

    The Italian artizans distribute the kitchin, pantry, bakehouse under ground. Henry Wotton, Architect.

    What work would they make in the pantry and the larder. Roger L'Estrange.

    He shuts himself up in the pantry with an old gipsy, once in a twelvemonth. Joseph Addison, Spect.


  1. Pantry

    A pantry is a room or cupboard where beverages, food, and sometimes dishes, household cleaning products, linens or provisions are stored within a home or office. Food and beverage pantries serve in an ancillary capacity to the kitchen.


  1. pantry

    A pantry is a small room or space in a house, often near the kitchen, used for storing food, dishes, and other kitchenware. It can consist of shelves, cupboards, and/or drawers where items can be organized and easily accessed when needed.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Pantrynoun

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

  2. Etymology: [OE. pantrie, F. paneterie, fr. panetier pantler, LL. panetarius baker, panetus small loaf of bread, L. panis bread. Cf. Company, Pannier, Pantler.]


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Pantry

    pan′tri, n. a room or closet for provisions and table furnishings, or where plate, knives, &c. are cleaned. [Fr. paneterie, a place where bread is distributed—Low L. panitaria—L. panis, bread.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of PANTRY in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of PANTRY in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of PANTRY in a Sentence

  1. Carla Hall -LRB- @carlaphall -RRB-:

    I want people to feel like they can take these recipes and make them their own because our pantries are limited and dependent on the pantry that you have, i think all of these recipes will lend themselves to substitutions.

  2. Ron Stone:

    There are many options to mix and match from your pantry, and with advance planning and a little creativity, you can provide healthy and delicious meals for your family.

  3. Renee Cupp:

    It’s our favorite candy for sure. We have it in the house almost all the time. We have the Half Pound Big Cup in our freezer and the Reese’s spread in our pantry.

  4. Kristina Ayanian:

    What I really liked about it is that the award is so diversified, there's so many different components to it, one of the highlights that I had was volunteering at my local food pantry from my Bronze Medal Award, and seeing how food insecurity is so prominent in our lives. That connection to giving back to my community really stayed with me.

  5. Renee Cupp:

    Everyone calls her ‘Rees-ee,' it’s our favorite candy for sure. We have it in the house almost all the time. We have the Half Pound Big Cup in our freezer and the Reese’s spread in our pantry.

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