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salver

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noun sal·ver \ˈsal-vər\

Simple Definition of salver

  • : a tray that is used for serving food or drinks on formal occasions

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of salver

  1. :  a tray especially for serving food or beverages

Origin and Etymology of salver

modification of French salve, from Spanish salva sampling of food to detect poison, tray, from salvar to save, sample food to detect poison, from Late Latin salvare to save — more at save


First Known Use: circa 1661


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