carafe

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English[edit]

A carafe (bottle with flared lip)

Etymology[edit]

First attested 1786, from French carafe, from Italian caraffa, probably from Arabic غُرْفَة(ḡurfa, cup or dipper), from غَرَفَ(ḡarafa, to ladle).

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  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /kəˈɹæf/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

carafe (plural carafes)

  1. A bottle, usually glass and with a flared lip, used for serving water, wine, or other beverages.
  2. A glass pot with a spout for pouring, used for both serving coffee and as a receptacle during the brewing process.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian caraffa, probably from Arabic غُرْفَة(ḡurfa, cup or dipper), from غَرَفَ(ḡarafa, to ladle).

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Noun[edit]

carafe f (plural carafes)

  1. carafe
    Synonyms: cruche, broc, pichet, pot à eau

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