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
Full Definition of carafe
1 : a bottle with a flaring lip used to hold beverages and especially wine
2 : a usually glass container used to hold and serve coffee
Examples of carafe in a sentence
We drank a carafe of wine.
Origin and Etymology of carafe
French, from Italian caraffa, from Arabic gharrāfa
First Known Use: 1767
CARAFE Defined for Kids
Definition of carafe for Students
: a bottle that has a wide mouth and is used to hold water or beverages
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