the lowermost portion of a structure partly or wholly below ground level; often used for storage
root cellar, cellar(noun)
an excavation where root vegetables are stored
cellar, wine cellar(noun)
storage space where wines are stored
a room or rooms under a building, and usually below the surface of the ground, where provisions and other stores are kept
Origin: [OE. celer, OF. celier, F. celier, fr. L. cellarium a receptacle for food, pantry, fr. cella storeroom. See Cell.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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. cellarium—cella.]
The numerical value of cellar in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of cellar in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I came upstairs into the world for I was born in a cellar.
I came upstairs into the world; for I was born in a cellar.
As against having beautiful workshops, studios, etc., one writes best in a cellar on a rainy day.
He had a heart that could have held the empire of the world; and, in the end, he had to content himself with a cellar.
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.
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- мазе, изба, винарска избаBulgarian
- bodega, sótanoSpanish
- kellari, viinikellari, jumbosijaFinnish
- cave, cellierFrench
- 穴蔵, 穴倉, 窖, 地下室Japanese
- kjellarNorwegian Nynorsk
- adega, porãoPortuguese
- pivniță, beciRomanian
- ви́нный по́греб, подва́л, по́гребRussian
- vinarija, podrumSerbo-Croatian
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