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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.

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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.

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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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Cellar

a place for storing wine, hence, the wine bottles collectively.

Example: cellar of bottles, 1627.