subcellar

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adjective

sub·​cel·​lar ˈsəb-ˌse-lər How to pronounce subcellar (audio)
variants or sub-cellar
: located below a cellar
the subcellar stairwell

subcellar

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noun

variants or sub-cellar
plural subcellars or sub-cellars
: a cellar that is below another cellar : subbasement
The owner … hired the architect … to design and build a four-story building, with a raised basement and a subcellar Albert Amateau
… the institute's … vault, the subcellar archive with no windows … Donald Antrim

Word History

First Known Use

Adjective

1845, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1838, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of subcellar was in 1838

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Cite this Entry

“Subcellar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subcellar. Accessed 10 Dec. 2022.

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