creamery
noun (plural -eries) Date: 1872 an establishment where butter and cheese are made or where milk and cream are prepared or sold

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  • Creamery — Cream er*y ( ?r ?), n.; pl. {Creameries} ( ?z). [CF. F. cr?meric.] 1. A place where butter and cheese are made, or where milk and cream are put up in cans for market. [1913 Webster] 2. A place or apparatus in which milk is set for raising cream.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • creamery — 1808, from Fr. crémerie, from crème (see CREAM (Cf. cream)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • creamery — ► NOUN (pl. creameries) ▪ a factory that produces butter and cheese …   English terms dictionary

  • creamery — ☆ creamery [krēm′ər ē ] n. pl. creameries [Fr crèmerie: see CREAM & ERY] 1. a place where milk and cream are pasteurized, separated, and bottled, and butter and cheese are made 2. a shop where dairy products are sold …   English World dictionary

  • Creamery — For the location, see Creamery, West Virginia. In a dairy, the creamery is the location of cream processing. Cream is separated from whole milk; pasteurization is done to the skimmed milk and cream separately. Whole milk for sale has had some… …   Wikipedia

  • creamery — UK [ˈkriːmərɪ] / US [ˈkrɪmərɪ] noun [countable] Word forms creamery : singular creamery plural creameries a place where butter and cheese are made …   English dictionary

  • creamery — [[t]kri͟ːməri[/t]] creameries N COUNT A creamery is a place where milk and cream are made into butter and cheese. Syn: dairy …   English dictionary

  • creamery — /kree meuh ree/, n., pl. creameries. 1. a place where milk and cream are processed and where butter and cheese are produced. 2. a place for the sale of milk and its products. 3. a place where milk is set to form cream. [1870 75, Amer.; CREAM +… …   Universalium

  • creamery — noun A place where dairy products are prepared or sold …   Wiktionary

  • creamery — cream|e|ry [ˈkri:məri] n plural creameries old fashioned a place where milk, butter, cream, and cheese are produced or sold →↑dairy …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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