creamery

[ kree-muh-ree ]
/ ˈkri mə ri /

noun, plural cream·er·ies.

a place where milk and cream are processed and where butter and cheese are produced.
a place for the sale of milk and its products.
a place where milk is set to form cream.

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Origin of creamery

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; cream + -ery
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British Dictionary definitions for creamery

creamery

/ (ˈkriːmərɪ) /

noun plural -eries

an establishment where milk and cream are made into butter and cheese
a place where dairy products are sold
a place where milk is left to stand until the cream rises to the top
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Word Origin and History for creamery

creamery


n.

1808, from French crémerie, from crème (see cream (n.)).

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