noun \ˈs-sər\

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

Full Definition of SAUCER

:  a small shallow dish in which a cup is set at table
:  something resembling a saucer especially in shape; especially :  flying saucer
sau·cer·like \-ˌlīk\ adjective

Origin of SAUCER

Middle English, plate containing a condiment, from Anglo-French, from sauce
First Known Use: circa 1702


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