Definition of acatry in English:

acatry

(also acatery)

noun

historical
  • (A) Provisions bought in rather than made in the house, especially meat and fish. (b) A place of storage of, or staff responsible for, such provisions in a large household, specifically the English royal household.

Origin

Early 16th century. Either from acate + -ry, or alteration of achatry after acate.

Pronunciation:

acatry

/əˈkeɪtri/