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saucer

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noun sau·cer \ˈsȯ-sər\

Simple Definition of saucer

  • : a small, round dish that you put a cup on

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of saucer

  1. 1 :  a small shallow dish in which a cup is set at table

  2. 2 :  something resembling a saucer especially in shape; especially :  flying saucer

saucerlike play \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Origin of saucer

Middle English, plate containing a condiment, from Anglo-French, from sauce


First Known Use: circa 1702


SAUCER Defined for Kids

saucer

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noun sau·cer \ˈsȯ-sər\

Definition of saucer for Students

  1. :  a small shallow dish often with a slightly lower center for holding a cup





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