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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 ?
They would smouch provisions from the pantry whenever they got a chance; or a brass thimble, or a cake of wax, or an emery bag, or a paper of needles, or a silver spoon, or a dollar bill, or small articles of clothing, or any other property of light value; and so far were they from considering such reprisals sinful, that they would go to church and shout and pray the loudest and sincerest with their plunder in their pockets.
Aunt Sarah flew to the pantry or cellar whenever Rebecca's slim little shape first appeared on the crest of the hill, and a jelly tart or a frosted cake was sure to be forthcoming.
He might not be aware of the inroads on domestic peace to be occasioned by no housekeeper's room, or a bad butler's pantry, but no doubt he did perfectly feel that Enscombe could not make him happy, and that whenever he were attached, he would willingly give up much of wealth to be allowed an early establishment.
The kitchen, the butler's pantry, the servants' hall, the entrance hall, were equally alive; and the saloons were only left void and still when the blue sky and halcyon sunshine of the genial spring weather called their occupants out into the grounds.
But they never found they could send away anything and the highly polished condition of the empty plates returned to the pantry awakened much comment.
Drake led Magdalen first to the pantry, and next to the linen-room, installing her, with all due formality, in her own domestic dominions.
At last I rose to go to bed, much to the relief of the sleepy waiter, who had got the fidgets in his legs, and was twisting them, and hitting them, and putting them through all kinds of contortions in his small pantry.
I was afraid to sleep, even if I had been inclined, for I knew that at the first faint dawn of morning I must rob the pantry.
Besides the gold-fish in the pond at the bottom of his garden, he had rabbits in the pantry, white mice in his piano, a squirrel in the linen closet and a hedgehog in the cellar.
She looked in the pantry under the staircase, and she searched the best spare bedroom that was all covered up with dust sheets.
He came up to Robin and, as if asking him if he would have more wine, said softly, "Meet me in the pantry to-night.
On one side, toward the courtyard, was the well of the staircase, a large dining-room looking to the garden, and an office or pantry which communicated with the kitchen.