Buttery Definition

bŭtə-rē
butteries, butterier, butteriest
adjective
butterier, butteriest
Containing or spread with butter.
Webster's New World
Like butter, as in consistency.
Webster's New World
Inclined to flattery; adulatory.
Webster's New World
noun
butteries
A storeroom for wine and liquor.
Webster's New World
Webster's New World
A room in some English colleges where provisions are available to students.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Buttery

Noun

Singular:
buttery
Plural:
butteries

Adjective

Base Form:
buttery
Comparative:
butterier
Superlative:
butteriest

Origin of Buttery

  • Middle English buttrie from Anglo-Norman buterie alteration of botelerie from Old French botele bottle bottle

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Old French boterie, from Late Latin botāria, from a variant form of butta (“cask, bottle”). The form was probably influenced by butter.

    From Wiktionary

  • From butter +‎ -y.

    From Wiktionary

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