Definition of pantry in English:


Line breaks: pan¦try
Pronunciation: /ˈpantri

noun (plural pantries)

A small room or cupboard in which food, crockery, and cutlery are kept.
More example sentences
  • Beyond the kitchen is a spacious storeroom with fitted presses which could serve as a pantry or laundry room.
  • Meanwhile, a pantry, cloakroom, playroom, office and drying room are all found on the lower ground floor.
  • To the left of the kitchen is a pantry and utility room, from which there is access to a large storeroom.


Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French panterie, from paneter 'baker', based on late Latin panarius 'bread seller', from Latin panis 'bread'.

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