cannery

[ kan-uh-ree ]
/ ˈkæn ə ri /
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noun, plural can·ner·ies.

a factory where foodstuffs, as meat, fish, or fruit are canned.

Origin of cannery

An Americanism dating back to 1865–70; can2 + -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for cannery

cannery

/ (ˈkænərɪ) /

noun plural -neries

a place where foods are canned
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Word Origin and History for cannery

cannery


n.

1879, from can (v.2) + -ery.

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