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EtymologyEdit

From French cantine, from Italian cantina, from Vulgar Latin canthus (corner), from Gaulish *cantos, denoting the location for liquor storage, from Proto-Celtic *cantos (corner), from Proto-Indo-European *kh₂ndʰ.

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canteen (plural canteens)

  1. A small cafeteria or snack bar, especially one in a military establishment, school, or place of work.
  2. A temporary or mobile café used in an emergency or on a film location etc.
  3. A box with compartments for storing eating utensils, silverware etc.
  4. A military mess kit.
  5. A water bottle used by a soldier or camper.

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VerbEdit

canteen

  1. Second-person plural (ustedes) present subjunctive form of cantear.
  2. Third-person plural (ellos, ellas, also used with ustedes?) present subjunctive form of cantear.
  3. Second-person plural (ustedes) imperative form of cantear.