What does pantry mean?

Definitions for pantryˈpæn tri

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word pantry.

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

  2. Origin: [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.]


  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

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Satpal Kaleka:

    I was in the kitchen. We were making roti (unleavened Indian bread). We heard firing outside. I brought both kids in my hand and said let's go in the pantry.

  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.

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