Definition of decanter in English:


Line breaks: de|cant¦er
Pronunciation: /dɪˈkantə


  • A stoppered glass container into which wine or spirit is decanted.
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    • Of special interest to Irish collectors will be a number of silver wine labels and glass decanters by Irish makers.
    • Another butler brought out a silver tray laden with a crystal decanter and two wine glasses.
    • Glass bottles were used as decanters for carrying wine to table, but not for storage because they were too fragile.

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