knives and forks

noun

Definition of knives and forks

plural 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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“Knives and forks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/knives%20and%20forks. Accessed 29 Jul. 2021.

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