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pepper shaker

noun

Simple Definition of pepper shaker

  • : a small container with holes on top that is used to put small amounts of pepper on food

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of pepper shaker

  1. :  a container with a perforated top for sprinkling pepper

1895

First Known Use of pepper shaker

1895


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