Origin and Etymology of buttery
Middle English boterie, from Anglo-French, from but cask, butt — more at butt
First Known Use: 14th century
Simple Definition of buttery
: resembling butter
: containing or covered with butter
Full Definition of buttery
1 a : having the qualities (as smoothness or richness) of butter <buttery flavors> b : containing or spread with butter <buttery pastry>
2 : marked by flattery <buttery compliments>
Examples of buttery in a sentence
The cheese has a buttery flavor.
First Known Use of buttery
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