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buttery

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noun but·tery \ˈbə-tə-rē, ˈbə-trē\

Definition of buttery

plural

butteries

  1. 1 :  a storeroom for liquors

  2. 2a chiefly dialectal :  pantryb :  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


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buttery

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adjective but·tery \ˈbə-tə-rē\

Definition of buttery

  1. 1a :  having the qualities (such as smoothness or richness) of butter buttery flavorsb :  containing or spread with butter buttery pastry

  2. 2 :  marked by flattery buttery compliments

Examples of buttery in a Sentence

  1. The cheese has a buttery flavor.

First Known Use of buttery

14th century


BUTTERY Defined for English Language Learners

buttery

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Definition of buttery for English Language Learners

  • : resembling butter

  • : containing or covered with butter



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