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decanter

noun de·cant·er \di-ˈkan-tər, dē-\

: a special glass bottle into which wine, whiskey, etc., is poured from its original bottle and from which it is served

Full Definition of DECANTER

:  a vessel used to decant or to receive decanted liquids; especially :  an ornamental glass bottle used for serving wine
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Examples of DECANTER

  1. The waiter served us wine from an elegant decanter.

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First Known Use of DECANTER

1708
DECANTER Defined for Kids

decanter

noun de·cant·er \di-ˈkan-tər\

Definition of DECANTER for Kids

:  an ornamental glass bottle used especially for serving wine

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