Meaning of BUTTERY in English

BUTTERY

~ 1

■ adjective containing, tasting like, or covered with butter.

Derivatives

butteriness noun

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~ 2

■ noun ( plural butteries ) Brit. a room in a college where food is kept and sold to students.

Origin

ME: from Anglo-Norman Fr. boterie 'butt-store', from OFr. bot (see butt 4 ).

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