or cellaret noun Date: circa 1807 a case or sideboard for holding bottles of wine or liquor

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  • cellarette — cel·lar·ette also cel·lar·et (sĕl ə rĕtʹ) n. A cabinet for storing bottles of wine or liquor. * * * ▪ furniture       small, movable wine cooler and, later, also a deep, metal lined tray with compartments for holding bottles in a sideboard. Most… …   Universalium

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  • cellarette — cel•lar•ette or cel•lar•et [[t]ˌsɛl əˈrɛt[/t]] n. vin a cabinet or stand for wine bottles • Etymology: 1800–10 …   From formal English to slang

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  • cellaret — /sel euh ret /, n. a compartment, cabinet, or stand fitted for wine bottles. Also, cellarette. [1800 10; CELLAR + ET] * * * …   Universalium

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  • cellaret — [ˌsɛlə rɛt] (also cellarette) noun historical a cabinet or sideboard for keeping alcoholic drinks and glasses in a dining room …   English new terms dictionary

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