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root cellar


Simple Definition of root cellar

  • : a room or large hole in the ground where vegetables (such as potatoes and carrots) are kept

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of root cellar

  1. :  a pit used for the storage especially of root crops


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