decanter

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noun de·cant·er \di-ˈkan-tər, dē-\

Definition of decanter

  1. :  a vessel used to decant or to receive decanted liquids; especially :  an ornamental glass bottle used for serving wine

Examples of decanter in a sentence

  1. The waiter served us wine from an elegant decanter.

Illustration of decanter

1708

First Known Use of decanter

1708


DECANTER Defined for English Language Learners

decanter

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noun de·cant·er \di-ˈkan-tər, dē-\

Definition of decanter for English Language Learners

  • : a special glass bottle into which wine, whiskey, etc., is poured from its original bottle and from which it is served


DECANTER Defined for Kids

decanter

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noun de·cant·er \di-ˈkan-tər\

Definition of decanter for Students

  1. :  an ornamental glass bottle used especially for serving wine


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