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n. pl. spic·er·ies
1. Spices considered as a group.
2. The aromatic or pungent quality of spices.
3. Obsolete A place where spices are stored.


n, pl -eries
1. (Cookery) spices collectively
2. (Cookery) the piquant or fragrant quality associated with spices
3. (Cookery) obsolete a place to store spices


(ˈspaɪ sə ri)

n., pl. -er•ies for 3.
1. spices.
2. spicy flavor or fragrance.
3. Archaic. a storeroom for spices.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.spicery - the property of being seasoned with spice and so highly flavored
taste property - a property appreciated via the sense of taste
raciness, pungency, sharpness, bite - a strong odor or taste property; "the pungency of mustard"; "the sulfurous bite of garlic"; "the sharpness of strange spices"; "the raciness of the wine"
piquance, piquancy, piquantness, tang, tanginess, zest, nip - a tart spicy quality
pepperiness, hotness - a hot spiciness
References in classic literature ?
It was indeed I and the black cook, both from the ship `La Rose de Gloire,' of Southampton, who did set upon the Flanders merchant and rob him of his spicery and his mercery, for which, as we well know, you hold a warrant against us.
Add in The Spicery Limited in Bristol, South Lakes Housing in Cumbria and Solent Orthotic Services supplying medical aids in Southampton and that's most of the country covered.
In Georgia those unique medicinal, aromatic, spicery and poisonous plants are spread which cannot be found anywhere in the world.
126: "And therewithal [at the castle of King Pelles] there was such a savour as all the spicery of the world had been there.
Most seemed just as devoid of inspiration as myself, until one had a sudden flash and suggested Spicery, on Denton Road in Newcastle.
Mr Rohman opened his first restaurant eight years ago and his family now owns and manages 10 restaurants and hotels in Northumberland and Tyneside, including The Royal Hotel at Hexham, Varanda at Whickham, Dalchini at Hexham, and Alnwick, Spice Delights at Prudhoe, and The Spicery on Denton Road, Newcastle.