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carafe

Pronunciation: /kəˈræf/

Translation of carafe in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (for wine) garrafa (feminine); (for water) [ botella de boca ancha ]
    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.

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