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English definition of “buttery”

buttery

adjective uk   /ˈbʌt.ər.i/ us    /ˈbʌt̬.ɚ-/ mainly UK
containing or spread with a lot of butter, or tasting of butter: buttery potatoesDairy products and eggs

buttery

noun [C] uk   /ˈbʌt.ər.i/ us    /ˈbʌt̬.ɚ-/ mainly UK
a room where you can buy meals and drinks, especially in a college or universityRestaurants and cafes
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