decanter

noun de·cant·er \ di-ˈkan-tər , dē- \
|Updated on: 29 May 2018

Definition of decanter

: 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.

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First Known Use of decanter

1708

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DECANTER Defined for English Language Learners

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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

noun de·cant·er \ di-ˈkan-tər \

Definition of decanter for Students

: an ornamental glass bottle used especially for serving wine


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