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skimmer

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noun skim·mer \ˈski-mər\

Simple Definition of skimmer

  • : a spoon with holes in it that is used by cooks for skimming things

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of skimmer

  1. 1 :  one that skims; specifically :  a flat perforated scoop or spoon used for skimming

  2. 2 :  any of a small genus (Rynchops) of long-winged marine birds that have the lower mandible longer than the upper

  3. 3 :  a usually straw flat-crowned hat with a wide straight brim

  4. 4 :  a fitted sleeveless dress with a usually flaring skirt

14th Century

First Known Use of skimmer

14th century


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