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percolator
American English: /ˈpərkəˌleɪdər/
British English: /ˈpəːkəleɪtə/

Translation of percolator in Spanish:

noun

  • cafetera (feminine) eléctrica
    Example sentences
    • After debating this issue for decades, scientists have concluded that coffee made in a percolator or with grounds in a pot (cowboy-style) contain cholesterol-raising compounds.
    • But I still say that there are no mineral or animal coffee beans in my percolator.
    • She's a self confessed coffee snob and brews up her beans in a small percolator.

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