root cellar

noun

Definition of root cellar

:a pit used for the storage especially of root crops

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First Known Use of root cellar

1767


ROOT CELLAR Defined for English Language Learners

root cellar

noun

Definition of root cellar for English Language Learners

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


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