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larder

[ lahr-der ]
/ ˈlɑr dər /
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noun

a room or place where food is kept; pantry.
a supply of food.

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Origin of larder

1275–1325; Middle English <Anglo-French; Old French lardier.See lard, -er2
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British Dictionary definitions for larder

larder
/ (ˈlɑːdə) /

noun

a room or cupboard, used as a store for food

Word Origin for larder

C14: from Old French lardier, from lard
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