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Topic: DRINK

Date: 1200-1300
Language: Anglo-French
Origin: celer, from Latin cellarium 'storeroom', from cella; CELL

cellar

noun
     
cel‧lar [countable]
1TBB a room under a house or other building, often used for storing things [= basement]:
a coal cellar
2DFD a store of wine belonging to a person, restaurant etc
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