punnet

noun
pun·​net | \ ˈpə-nət How to pronounce punnet (audio) \

Definition of punnet

British
: a small basket for fruits or vegetables

First Known Use of punnet

circa 1822, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for punnet

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The first known use of punnet was circa 1822

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“Punnet.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/punnet. Accessed 14 December 2019.

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punnet

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How to pronounce punnet (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of punnet

British : a small box that is used to hold soft fruits (such as strawberries and blueberries)

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