subcellar

adjective
sub·​cel·​lar | \ ˈsəb-ˌse-lər How to pronounce subcellar (audio) \
variants: or sub-cellar

Definition of subcellar

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: located below a cellar the subcellar stairwell

subcellar

noun
variants: or sub-cellar
plural subcellars or sub-cellars

Definition of subcellar (Entry 2 of 2)

: 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

First Known Use of subcellar

Adjective

1845, in the meaning defined above

Noun

1838, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About subcellar

Time Traveler for subcellar

Time Traveler

The first known use of subcellar was in 1838

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near subcellar

subcelestial

subcellar

subcellular

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for subcellar

Cite this Entry

“Subcellar.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subcellar. Accessed 31 Jul. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
Spell It

Can you spell these 10 commonly misspelled words?

TAKE THE QUIZ
 AlphaBear 2

Spell words. Make bears.

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!