Definition of buttery
1 : a storeroom for liquors
2 a chiefly dialect : pantry b : a room (as in an English college) stocking provisions for sale to students
Origin and Etymology of buttery
Middle English boterie, from Anglo-French, from but cask, butt — more at butt
First Known Use: 14th century
Examples of buttery in a sentence
The cheese has a buttery flavor.
First Known Use of buttery
BUTTERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of buttery for English Language Learners
: resembling butter
: containing or covered with butter
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