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buttery

1. a room for storing foods or wines
2. Brit (in some universities) a room in which food is supplied or sold to students

buttery

1. Pantry or wine cellar; formerly a medieval storeroom for provisions (originally bouteillerie).
2. (Brit.) Dispensary of provisions, esp. food and drink, to college students.
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What we know is that last year was a good year for butteries in that a lot of species came back or increased in numbers, but the decline in British butteries is still going on.
ree quarters of the UK's butteries are in decline and one third are in danger of extinction, according to the charity.
is is bad news for butteries and it is bad news for the UK's birds, bees, bats and other wildlife.
He says Admiral gardeners can all do their bit to help butteries.
You may not like nettles or brambles, but they provide food for quite a range of butteries.
plants including buddleia, Verbena bonariensis, lavender, perennial wallowers and marjoram are all magnets for butteries.
is is especially alarming when one considers that butteries are often considered to be good indicators of environmental health.