buttery (adj.)

"resembling butter," late 14c., from butter (n.) + -y (2). Related: Butteriness.

buttery (n.)

"place for storing liquor," also "room where provisions are laid up" (late 14c.), from Old French boterie, from Late Latin botaria, from bota, variant of butta "cask, bottle;" see butt (n.2) + -ery.

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