Etymology
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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.

updated on September 06, 2017

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Definitions of buttery from WordNet
1
buttery (n.)
a small storeroom for storing foods or wines;
Synonyms: pantry / larder
buttery (n.)
a teashop where students in British universities can purchase light meals;
2
buttery (adj.)
unpleasantly and excessively suave or ingratiating in manner or speech;
buttery praise
buttery (adj.)
resembling or containing or spread with butter;
a rich buttery cake
Etymologies are not definitions. From wordnet.princeton.edu, not affiliated with etymonline.