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pan·try

 (păn′trē)
n. pl. pan·tries
1. A small room or closet, usually off a kitchen, where food, tableware, linens, and similar items are stored.
2. A small room used for the preparation of cold foods.

[Middle English pantrie, from Old French paneterie, bread-closet, from panetier, pantry servant, from pan, bread, from Latin pānis; see pā- in Indo-European roots.]

pantry

(ˈpæntrɪ)
n, pl -tries
a small room or cupboard in which provisions, cooking utensils, etc, are kept; larder
[C13: via Anglo-Norman, from Old French paneterie store for bread, ultimately from Latin pānis bread]

pan•try

(ˈpæn tri)

n., pl. -tries.
a room or closet, usu. near a kitchen, in which food, silverware, dishes, etc., are kept.
[1250–1300; Middle English panetrie < Anglo-French; Old French paneterie bread room =panet(er) to bake bread (derivative of pan bread < Latin pānis) + -erie -ery]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pantry - a small storeroom for storing foods or winespantry - a small storeroom for storing foods or wines
still room, stillroom - a pantry or storeroom connected with the kitchen (especially in a large house) for preparing tea and beverages and for storing liquors and preserves and tea etc
storage room, storeroom, stowage - a room in which things are stored

pantry

noun larder, store, storecupboard Keep your pantry well stocked with pasta.
Translations
spíž
spisekammer
ruokakomero
smočnica
matarbúr
食料置場
식료품 저장실
pieliekamais
ostava
skafferi
ตู้เก็บอาหาร
tủ đựng thức ăn

pantry

[ˈpæntrɪ] Ndespensa f

pantry

[ˈpæntri] n (= cupboard) → garde-manger m inv (= room) → office m

pantry

nSpeisekammer f

pantry

[ˈpæntrɪ] ndispensa

pantry

(ˈpӕntri) plural ˈpantries noun
a room for storing food. The house had a large kitchen with a pantry.

pantry

مَوْضِعٌ لِـحِفْظِ الأَطْعِمَةِ spíž spisekammer Speisekammer κελάρι alacena ruokakomero garde-manger smočnica dispensa 食料置場 식료품 저장실 provisiekamer spiskammer spiżarnia despensa кладовая skafferi ตู้เก็บอาหาร kiler tủ đựng thức ăn 贮藏处
References in classic literature ?
When he came downstairs he saw the Steward standing near the pantry door-- a great, fat man, with a huge bundle of keys hanging to his girdle.
On her way past the butler's pantry she told them to set a samovar, though it was not at all the time for tea.
Between the two gates was a half-moon of shrubs, to the left of the steps a conservatory, and to their right the walk leading to the tradesmen's entrance and the back premises; here also was the pantry window, of which more anon.
Here there stood a white house within a walled garden, and in the pantry of this domicile we found a store of food--two loaves of bread in a pan, an uncooked steak, and the half of a ham.
I showed him over the establishment, not omitting the pantry, with no little pride, and he commended it highly.
Anne looked on the second shelf of the room pantry but there was no bottle of raspberry cordial there .
Phil dashed out to the pantry and Anne betook herself to the orchard in company with Rusty.
Joe had gone near the pantry, or out of the room, were only to be equalled by the remorse with which my mind dwelt on what my hands had done.
Come, Hetty," said Martin Poyser, in a conciliatory tone, "go and get your supper i' the pantry, as the things are all put away; an' then you can come and take the little un while your aunt undresses herself, for she won't lie down in bed without her mother.
Cecily, set those pots in the pantry quick--hide those boots, Felix--shut the cupboard door, Peter--Sara, straighten up the lounge.
The bell was hung outside the door of that Patmos in the wilderness--otherwise known as the head-waiter's pantry.
You can crawl through the drain into the kitchen and then into the pantry, and there you will find cakes, ham, beef, cold chicken, roast pig, apple-dumplings, and everything that your heart can wish.