Definition of cellarer in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsɛlərə/


1The person in a monastery who is responsible for provisioning and catering.
Example sentences
  • Within the abbey, some monks had particular jobs to do and specific titles, such as the cellarer.
1.1A cellarman.
Example sentences
  • André Simon was, unsurprisingly, a leading light and the original cellarer and treasurer.
  • I had the cellarer bring me a flask of good de Nef wine, all for nothing.
  • She thought about how lonely and cold the cellarer's job had to be. ‘Mother is lucky in comparison.’

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