Definition of carafe in English:

carafe

Syllabification: ca·rafe
Pronunciation: /kəˈraf, -ˈräf
 
/

noun

  • An open-topped glass flask typically used for serving wine or water.
    More example sentences
    • On the table stood two bottles of wine and a glass carafe, all empty.
    • The wine is fairly dry and needs a little aeration to open it up, so decant into a carafe, water pitcher, etc., 30 minutes before serving.
    • All sorts of glasses are on offer, from mineral water glasses, beer draught glasses, carafes, vases, you name it; made out from different kinds of bottles.
    Synonyms
    flask, jug, pitcher, decanter, flagon

Origin

late 18th century: from French, from Italian caraffa, probably based on Arabic g̣arafa 'draw water'.

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