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fryer

noun fry·er \ˈfrī(-ə)r\

Simple Definition of fryer

  • : a deep pan for frying foods

  • : a young chicken that is suitable for frying

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of fryer

  1. :  something intended for or used in frying: as a :  a young chicken b :  a deep utensil for frying foods

1851

First Known Use of fryer

1851

Variants of fryer

also frier \ˈfrī(-ə)r\

Rhymes with fryer



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