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

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