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

     

    cellar

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    noun
    BrE BrE//ˈselə(r)//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈselər//
     
    Rooms in a house
     
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  1. 1an underground room often used for storing things a coal cellar I went down into the cellar for more wine. See related entries: Rooms in a house
  2. 2= wine cellar See related entries: Rooms in a house
  3. see also salt cellar
    Word Origin Middle English (in the general sense ‘storeroom’): from Old French celier, from late Latin cellarium ‘storehouse’, from Latin cella ‘storeroom or chamber’.Extra examples I went down into the cellar for more wine. We looked all over the house, even down in the coal cellar.
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