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cookstove

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noun cook·stove \ˈku̇k-ˌstōv\

Simple Definition of cookstove

  • : a usually old-fashioned stove that burns wood and can be used for cooking; also : a small stove that is used to cook food outdoors

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of cookstove

  1. :  a stove for cooking

Examples of cookstove in a sentence

  1. <a small cookstove that would be appropriate for an apartment>



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