Definition of cannery
: a factory for the canning of foods
Recent Examples of cannery from the Web
The aquarium occupies the site of an old sardine cannery at the edge of Monterey Bay, one of the most fertile and diverse marine environments on earth.
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First Known Use of cannery
CANNERY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cannery for English Language Learners
: a factory where food is put into cans
CANNERY Defined for Kids
Definition of cannery for Students
: a factory where foods are canned
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