A cellar is a basement space or a space below the main levels of a house, often used to stockpile of wine or other provisions.(noun)
The definition of cellar is to store wine in a special room, usually below ground, that is an optimal temperature or provides optimal storage conditions.(verb)
When you put a new bottle of wine you have bought into a room where you already have 100 bottles of wine, this is an example of when you cellar the wine.
See cellar in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME celler < OFr celier < L cellarium, pantry, storeroom < cella: see cell
See cellar in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English celer
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , from Late Latin cellārium, pantry
Origin: , from Latin cella, storeroom; see kel-1 in Indo-European roots.
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