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decanter

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

Examples of DECANTER

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

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First Known Use of DECANTER

1708

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