knife and fork

noun

Definition of knife and fork

1 British : one that eats : trencherman a good knife and fork
2a knives and forks plural
(1) : paired and solitary cones of the common club moss (Lycopodium clavatum)
(2) : a club moss that bears knives and forks
b : a key fruit of the sycamore maple usually used in plural

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“Knife and fork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knife%20and%20fork. Accessed 18 Jan. 2022.

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