noun \ˈpan-trē\

: a small room in a house in which food is stored

plural pantries

Full Definition of PANTRY

:  a room or closet used for storage (as of provisions) or from which food is brought to the table
:  a room (as in a hotel or hospital) for preparation of foods on order

Examples of PANTRY

  1. <homemade jams and pickles are stored in a separate pantry off the kitchen>

Origin of PANTRY

Middle English panetrie, from Anglo-French paneterie, from paneter servant in charge of the pantry, from pain bread, from Latin panis — more at food
First Known Use: 14th century

Related to PANTRY

cuddy, cupboard, closet, press

Rhymes with PANTRY


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