Meaning of cellarer in English:


Pronunciation /ˈsɛl(ə)rə/


  • 1The person in a monastery who is responsible for provisioning and catering.

    • ‘Within the abbey, some monks had particular jobs to do and specific titles, such as the cellarer.’
    1. 1.1A cellarman.
      ‘André Simon was, unsurprisingly, a leading light and the original cellarer and treasurer.’
      • ‘I had the cellarer bring me a flask of good de Nef wine, all for nothing.’
      • ‘She thought about how lonely and cold the cellarer's job had to be. ‘Mother is lucky in comparison.’’
      • ‘As well as being the chairman of Justerini & Brooks, Demery has, since 1992, also found time to be the Queen's cellarer.’