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sift +‎ -er

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sifter (plural sifters)

  1. A tool for sifting, especially one for powdered cooking ingredients.
  2. (rare) One who sifts.
    He was employed as a sifter.
  3. Any lamellirostral bird, as a duck or goose, so called because it sifts or strains its food from the water and mud by means of the lamellae of the beak.

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