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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
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