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platter

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noun plat·ter \ˈpla-tər\

Simple Definition of platter

  • : a large plate that is used for serving food and especially meat

  • : the food that is served on a platter

  • : a meal in a restaurant that has a particular type of food

Full Definition of platter

  1. 1 a :  a large plate used especially for serving meat b :  plate 3c(2)

  2. 2 :  a phonograph record

plat·ter·ful play \-ˌfu̇l\ noun
on a platter
  1. :  without effort :  very easily <can have the presidency on a platter — Jonathan Daniels>

Examples of platter

  1. large platters of hot turkey and ham

  2. The chicken platter comes with fries and coleslaw.

  3. She ordered the seafood platter.



Origin of platter

Middle English plater, from Anglo-French, from plat plate


First Known Use: 13th century



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