paring knife

noun
|Updated on: 7 Aug 2018

Definition of paring knife

: a small short-bladed knife (as for paring fruit)

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First Known Use of paring knife

15th century

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PARING KNIFE Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of paring knife for English Language Learners

  • : a small knife with a short blade used especially for cutting fruit and vegetables


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