roaster

noun
roast·​er | \ˈrō-stər \

Definition of roaster 

1 : one that roasts

2 : a device for roasting

3 : something adapted to roasting: such as

a : a suckling pig

b : a bird fit for roasting especially : a young chicken larger than a broiler

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One of Bangkok's most spacious cafes, Kuppa has two levels and the city's first in-house coffee roaster. Katie Lockhart, Condé Nast Traveler, "11 Best Places For Coffee in Bangkok," 18 Oct. 2018 Judge Elihu Berle found that Starbucks and other coffee roasters and retailers had failed to show that benefits from drinking coffee outweighed any cancer risks. Brian Melley, BostonGlobe.com, "California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma," 16 June 2018 The importance of the issue continues to grow as the industry booms with boutique roasters. Raquel Rutledge, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "10 coffee-roasters found to have high levels of dangerous chemicals in the air that make workers sick," 16 May 2018 Judge Elihu Berle found that Starbucks and other coffee roasters and retailers had failed to show that benefits from drinking coffee outweighed any cancer risks. Washington Post, "California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma," 17 June 2018 Judge Elihu Berle found that Starbucks and other coffee roasters and retailers had failed to show that benefits from drinking coffee outweighed any cancer risks. Brian Melley, BostonGlobe.com, "California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma," 16 June 2018 Judge Elihu Berle found that Starbucks and other coffee roasters and retailers had failed to show that benefits from drinking coffee outweighed any cancer risks. Washington Post, "California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma," 17 June 2018 Judge Elihu Berle found that Starbucks and other coffee roasters and retailers had failed to show that benefits from drinking coffee outweighed any cancer risks. Brian Melley, BostonGlobe.com, "California moves to clear coffee of cancer-risk stigma," 16 June 2018 Judge Elihu Berle found that Starbucks and other coffee roasters and retailers had failed to show that benefits from drinking coffee outweighed any cancer risks. CBS News, "California officials move to reject court ruling on coffee and cancer risk," 15 June 2018

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First Known Use of roaster

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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roaster

noun

English Language Learners Definition of roaster

: a device used for roasting meat

: a young chicken that is suitable for roasting

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