Definition of Kilner jar in English:

Kilner jar

Line breaks: Kil¦ner jar
Pronunciation: /ˈkɪlnə/

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  • A glass preserving jar with a metal lid which forms an airtight seal, used to bottle fruit and vegetables.


1930s: from the name of the manufacturing company.

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