What does cellar mean?

Definitions for cellar
ˈsɛl ərcel·lar

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word cellar.

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

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Cellarnoun

    A place under ground, where stores are reposited.

    Etymology: cella, Lat.

    If this fellow had lived in the time of Cato, he would, for his punishment, have been confined to the bottom of a cellar during his life. Henry Peacham, on Drawing.

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  1. cellar

    A cellar is a room or space located below ground level, often used for storing wine, food, or other items. It can also be used as a living or working space. It is typically found in houses or buildings.

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

  2. 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.]

Surnames Frequency by Census Records

  1. CELLAR

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, Cellar is ranked #105079 in terms of the most common surnames in America.

    The Cellar surname appeared 170 times in the 2010 census and if you were to sample 100,000 people in the United States, approximately 0 would have the surname Cellar.

    95.8% or 163 total occurrences were White.
    2.9% or 5 total occurrences were of Hispanic origin.

Anagrams for cellar »

  1. caller

  2. recall

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Numerology

  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. Van Wyck Brooks:

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

  2. Gaston Leroux, The Phantom of the Opera:

    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.

  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. 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.

  5. Paul Russell:

    Out from under a bed it darted, at first I thought it was a cat that had a blanket on top of it. The next day I went into the creepy old cellar and it was hunkered in a corner. I thought, ‘My God, this is a cat.’.

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