Definitions of commissary

n a retail store that sells equipment and provisions (usually to military personnel)

PX, post exchange
a commissary on a United States Army post
slop chest
commissary maintained aboard merchant ships to sell merchandise to the crew
small stores
personal items conforming to regulations that are sold aboard ship or at a naval base and charged to the person's pay
Type of:
shop, store
a mercantile establishment for the retail sale of goods or services

n a snack bar in a film studio

Type of:
buffet, snack bar, snack counter
usually inexpensive bar

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