Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

samovar

play
noun sam·o·var \ˈsa-mə-ˌvär\

Definition of samovar

  1. 1 :  an urn with a spigot at its base used especially in Russia to boil water for tea

  2. 2 :  an urn similar to a Russian samovar with a device for heating the contents




Learn More about samovar


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up samovar? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

the range of perception or understanding

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

alt-5746713d76276

Which of these is a synonym of nonplus?

soothe disapprove perplex reduce
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ