cuvette

noun cu·vette \ kyü-ˈvet \

Definition of cuvette

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

Origin and Etymology of cuvette

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

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cuvette

noun cu·vette \ kyü-ˈvet \

medical Definition of cuvette

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

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