victualler

noun
vict·​ual·​ler | \ ˈvi-tᵊl-ər How to pronounce victualler (audio) \
variants: or victualer

Definition of victualler

1 : one that provisions an army, a navy, or a ship with food
2 : the keeper of a restaurant or tavern
3 : an army or navy provision ship

First Known Use of victualler

1514, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Victualler.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/victualler. Accessed 8 Mar. 2021.

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