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
Examples of platter in a sentence
large platters of hot turkey and ham
The chicken platter comes with fries and coleslaw.
She ordered the seafood platter.
Origin and Etymology of platter
Middle English plater, from Anglo-French, from plat plate
First Known Use: 13th century
PLATTER Defined for Kids
Definition of platter for Students
: a large plate used especially for serving meat
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