What does cellar mean?

Definitions for cellar
ˈsɛl ərcel·lar

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basement, cellarnoun

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

  2. root cellar, cellarnoun

    an excavation where root vegetables are stored

  3. cellar, wine cellarnoun

    storage space where wines are stored

Webster Dictionary

  1. Cellarnoun

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

    Etymology: [OE. celer, OF. celier, F. celier, fr. L. cellarium a receptacle for food, pantry, fr. cella storeroom. See Cell.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Cellar

    sel′ar, n. any underground room or vault: a cell underground, where stores are kept, esp. wine, &c.—v.t. to store in a cellar.—ns. Cell′arage, space for cellars: cellars: charge for storing in cellars; Cell′arer, Cell′arist, one who has charge of the cellar: an officer in a monastery who has the charge of procuring and keeping the provisions; Cell′aret, an ornamental case for holding bottles; Cell′arman, one who has the care of a cellar.—adj. Cell′arous (Dickens), belonging to a cellar: excavated: sunken. [O. Fr. celier—L. cellariumcella.]

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  1. Caller

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cellar in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cellar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of cellar in a Sentence

  1. Kurt Russell:

    They took me on and allowed me to kind of pursue my dream of learning how to make wine and becoming a cellar rat and getting involved with the winery.

  2. Courtney Ajinça:

    He wanted it to be perfect and in a place where she would be surrounded by friends and family. He thought the opening of her Bailey Wine Cellar would be ideal because she would be clueless, it was a beautiful and outstanding moment, not a dry eye in the place. I'm so happy for the both of them.

  3. Gary Machens:

    It’s unique, there are a few tunnels around the Alton area since we checked with theLandmark Historic Society, it’s been used as an icehouse or root cellar or a lot of other options. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Some people have also theorized that the tunnel may have played an important part in the nation’s history.

  4. Van Wyck Brooks:

    As against having beautiful workshops, studios, etc., one writes best in a cellar on a rainy day.

  5. William Congreve, Love for Love (1695):

    I came upstairs into the world; for I was born in a cellar.

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