root cellar


noun

a cellar, partially or wholly underground and usually covered with dirt, where root crops and other vegetables are stored.

Nearby words

  1. root beer,
  2. root canal,
  3. root canal therapy,
  4. root cap,
  5. root caries index,
  6. root climber,
  7. root crop,
  8. root division,
  9. root doctor,
  10. root filament

Origin of root cellar

First recorded in 1815–25

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