Pantry Definition

păntrē
pantries
noun
pantries
A small room or closet off the kitchen, where cooking ingredients and utensils, china, etc. are kept.
Webster's New World
A small room between the kitchen and dining room for storing tableware and for serving.
Webster's New World
A larder or buttery.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Pantry

Noun

Singular:
pantry
Plural:
pantries

Origin of Pantry

  • Middle English pantrie from Old French paneterie bread-closet from panetier pantry servant from pan bread from Latin pānis pā- in Indo-European roots

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

  • From Old French paneterie, related to Latin panis (“bread").

    From Wiktionary

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