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From Middle English colyndore, coloundour, colonur, variants of Middle English culdor, culdore, culatre, ultimately from Latin cōlātōrium, from Latin cōlum. Cognates include Italian colino and Spanish colador.
colander (plural colanders)
- A bowl-shaped kitchen utensil with holes in it used for draining food such as pasta.
a bowl-shaped kitchen utensil with holes in it used for draining food such as pasta