a cellar, partially or wholly underground and usually covered with dirt, where root crops and other vegetables are stored.
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How to use root cellar in a sentence
One cook got lost between the flour bin and the root cellar and nearly starved to death before he was found.The Marvelous Exploits of Paul Bunyan | W. B. Laughead
Mun stored both in the root cellar, that was closed by a latch.The Duck-footed Hound | James Arthur Kjelgaard
It was from Polo, who had been left to guard the door of the root cellar.Witch Winnie's Mystery, or The Old Oak Cabinet | Elizabeth W. Champney
A little natural obstacle doesn't send me shivering to the nearest root cellar.The Land of Look Behind | Paul Cameron Brown
Connie found Mike Gillum busily stowing potatoes in an underground root cellar.Connie Morgan in the Lumber Camps | James B. Hendryx