pantler

noun
pant·ler | \ ˈpantlə(r) \
plural -s

Definition of pantler 

archaic

: a servant or officer in charge of the bread and the pantry in a great family

Love words?

You must — there are over 200,000 words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary.

Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:

  • More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
  • Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
  • Advanced search features
  • Ad free!

History and Etymology for pantler

Middle English pantelere, alteration (influenced by buteler, bottelar butler) of panter, paneter panter

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about pantler

Statistics for pantler

Look-up Popularity

Comments on pantler

What made you want to look up pantler? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

an open space surrounded by woods

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Name that Food Quiz

Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!