Definition of scullery noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈskʌləri//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈskʌləri//
(pl. sculleries)
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a small room next to the kitchen in an old house, originally used for washing dishes, etc. Word Originlate Middle English (denoting the department of a household concerned with kitchen utensils): from Old French escuelerie, from escuele ‘dish’, from Latin scutella ‘salver’, diminutive of scutra ‘wooden platter’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: scullery