Definition of cruet
1 : a vessel to hold wine or water for the Eucharist
2 : a usually glass bottle used to hold a condiment (such as oil or vinegar) for use at the table
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Special menu includes Mom's pot roast with braised vegetables, puff pastry seafood cruet with lobster sauce, prime rib, salmon, Waldorf salad and strawberry shortcake with French vanilla ice cream.
This tidy soy sauce glass cruet is designed with an effective no-drip pouring spout built into the stopper: Soy Sauce Cruet, $40 ($36 for members), momastore.org.
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CRUET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of cruet for English Language Learners
: a small glass bottle that is used at the table during meals to hold vinegar, oil, or sauce
: a container or set of containers used at the table during meals to hold salt, pepper, oil, etc.
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