cutting board

noun
Updated on: 18 Nov 2017

Definition of cutting board

: a board on which something (such as food or cloth) is placed for cutting

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CUTTING BOARD Defined for English Language Learners

cutting board

noun

Definition of cutting board for English Language Learners

  • : a wooden or plastic board on which foods (such as meats and vegetables) are cut


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