Definition of root cellar in English:

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root cellar

noun

North American
A domestic cellar used for storing root vegetables.
Example sentences
  • They have a fan-cooled root cellar, store winter squash in an insulated box truck and grow supplemental greens in trays on benches in a greenhouse heated to a nighttime minimum temp of 42 degrees.
  • If you want to keep leeks through damaging cold periods, harvest and store them in a root cellar.
  • Check the root cellar and pantry for spoilage in onions, apples and squash.
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