cuvette

noun
cu·​vette | \ kyü-ˈvet How to pronounce cuvette (audio) \

Definition of cuvette

: a small often transparent laboratory vessel (such as a tube)

First Known Use of cuvette

circa 1909, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cuvette

French, diminutive of cuve tub, from Latin cupa — more at hive

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The first known use of cuvette was circa 1909

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“Cuvette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cuvette. Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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cuvette

noun
cu·​vette | \ kyü-ˈvet How to pronounce cuvette (audio) \

Medical Definition of cuvette

: a small often transparent laboratory vessel (as a tube)

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