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.


Nearby words

  1. cream soda,
  2. cream tea,
  3. cream-crackered,
  4. creamcups,
  5. creamer,
  6. creamlaid,
  7. creampuff,
  8. creamware,
  9. creamwove,
  10. creamy

Origin of creamery

An Americanism dating back to 1870–75; cream + -ery Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for creamery


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



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

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