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Definition of "cellarer" [cel•lar•er]

  • A person, as in a monastic community, who is responsible for maintaining the supply of food and drink. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "cellarer" in a sentence
  • "The cellarer was a stout man, vulgar in appearance but jolly, white-haired but still strong, small but quick."
  • "The cellarer was the purveyor of all food-stuffs and drink for the use of the community."
  • "He needs men to take on the demanding jobs, such as cellarer, prior and bishop."