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A person, as in a monastic community, who is responsible for maintaining the supply of food and drink.
[Middle English celerer, from Old French, from Latin cellārius, steward, from cella, storeroom; see kel- in Indo-European roots.]
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(Ecclesiastical Terms) a monastic official responsible for food, drink, etc
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cel•lar•er(ˈsɛl ər ər)
the steward of a monastery.
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