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carafe

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noun ca·rafe \kə-ˈraf, -ˈräf\

Simple Definition of carafe

  • : a glass container that has a wide mouth and that is used to serve drinks (such as water or wine) during a meal; also : the amount in a carafe

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of carafe

  1. 1 :  a bottle with a flaring lip used to hold beverages and especially wine

  2. 2 :  a usually glass container used to hold and serve coffee

Examples of carafe in a sentence

  1. We drank a carafe of wine.



Origin of carafe

French, from Italian caraffa, from Arabic gharrāfa


First Known Use: 1767

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CARAFE Defined for Kids

carafe

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noun ca·rafe \kə-ˈraf\

Definition of carafe for Students

  1. :  a bottle that has a wide mouth and is used to hold water or beverages




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