roast·​er | \ ˈrō-stər How to pronounce roaster (audio) \

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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The new location will also sell hot and iced coffee from local coffee roaster Bergie's Coffee Roast House and offer catering options. Ava Garcia, azcentral, "Vegan cinnamon rolls are coming to metro Phoenix. Here's when you can get one for $1," 8 July 2019 There's also a coffee program featuring java from both local and national roasters. Marcy De Luna, Houston Chronicle, "Where to eat and drink in Montrose and Midtown right now," 16 Sep. 2019 The Brooklyn Navy Yard is one such contained environment, a 300-acre complex that is home to coffee roasters, sculptors, prototyping shops, and import businesses. Scott Kirsner,, "‘Self-driving’ vehicles may need human help for a while yet," 18 Aug. 2019 As the largest coffee roaster in Ohio, the company manufactures individual-serve cups of coffee grounds, which Vocational Guidance Services package for wholesale distribution. Shirley Macfarland,, "Caruso’s Coffee honored for providing work for people with disabilities: Talk of the Towns," 28 June 2019 One of our local craft coffee roasters with their own relationships with Central American coffee growers. Polly Campbell,, "Meet all the restaurants (so far) coming to the Wine and Food Experience," 6 Aug. 2019 Thankfully, Chicago’s favorite coffee roaster pulls up with strong, delicious — and necessarily cold — coffee each day of the festival. Adam Lukach,, "Chow Town on the cheap — How to eat at Lollapalooza for $5 or less," 31 July 2019 In the other half of the current Copper Plate space, Kind Hospitality proposes putting local coffee roaster Infusion Coffee & Tea. Melissa Yeager, azcentral, "Macayo's likely opening at Phoenix-Mesa Gateway Airport. Here are the other restaurants to expect," 11 July 2019 Popular roaster Stumptown has experimented with it, as well. Maura Judkis, Washington Post, "Canned coffee is suddenly a lot more interesting, with funky flavors and many more bubbles," 27 June 2019

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First Known Use of roaster

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of roaster

: a device used for roasting meat
chiefly US : a young chicken that is suitable for roasting

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