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: a tray especially for serving food or beverages
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circa 1661, in the meaning defined above
modification of French salve, from Spanish salva sampling of food to detect poison, tray, from salvar to save, sample food to detect poison, from Late Latin salvare to save — more at save
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: a tray that is used for serving food or drinks on formal occasions
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