Definition of pantler in US English:

pantler

noun

historical
  • An officer in a large household who was in charge of the bread or pantry.

Origin

Late Middle English; earliest use found in Robert Mannyng (d. c1338), poet and historian. Probably variant of panter, perhaps after butler. There is no equivalent form attested in French or in post-classical Latin, although compare post-classical Latin pantleria pantry.

Pronunciation

pantler

/ˈpantlə/