scullery

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noun scul·lery \ˈskə-lə-rē, ˈskəl-rē\

Definition of scullery

plural

sculleries

  1. :  a room for cleaning and storing dishes and cooking utensils and for doing messy kitchen work

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Origin and Etymology of scullery

Middle English squilerie, sculerie department of household in charge of dishes, from Anglo-French esquilerie, from escuele, eskel bowl, from Latin scutella drinking bowl — more at scuttle


SCULLERY Defined for English Language Learners

scullery

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Definition of scullery for English Language Learners

  • : a room that is near the kitchen in a large and usually old house and that is used for washing dishes, doing messy kitchen tasks, etc.


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