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A carafe (bottle with flared lip)

EtymologyEdit

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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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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EtymologyEdit

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

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carafe f (plural carafes)

  1. carafe

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