mason jar

noun, often capitalized M

: a glass jar that has a wide opening and that is usually used in preserving fruits or vegetables

Full Definition of MASON JAR

:  a widemouthed jar used especially for home canning

Origin of MASON JAR

John L. Mason, †1902 American metalsmith
First Known Use: 1888


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