salver

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noun sal·ver \ˈsal-vər\

Definition of salver

  1. :  a tray especially for serving food or beverages

Origin and Etymology of salver

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


First Known Use: circa 1661


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salver

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noun sal·ver \ˈsal-vər\

Definition of salver for English Language Learners

  • : a tray that is used for serving food or drinks on formal occasions


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