utensil

See also: Utensil

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English utensyl, from Old French utensile, from Latin ūtēnsilis (useful, usable).

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /juˈtɛn.səl/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛnsəl
  • Hyphenation: u‧ten‧sil

NounEdit

utensil (plural utensils)

  1. An instrument or device for domestic use, especially in the kitchen.
    We have convenient storage for all the kitchen utensils.
  2. A useful small tool, implement, or vessel.
    He stocked up on old-style writing utensils.

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