cel·lar / ˈselər/ • n. a room below ground level in a house, typically one used for storing wine or coal. ∎ a stock of wine.• v. [tr.] store (wine) in a cellar.
cellar †store-room XIII; underground room XIV. ME. celer — AN. celer = OF. celier (mod. cellier) :- late L. cellārium set of cells, storehouse for food, f. cella CELL.
cellar. Subterranean or partly underground room or rooms within a building, normally without windows, for the storage of fuel, provisions, wines, etc., rather than as living-space. Compare basement.
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