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creamer

[ kree-mer ]
/ ˈkri mər /
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noun

a person or thing that creams.
a small jug, pitcher, etc., for holding cream.
a container or apparatus for separating cream from milk.
a refrigerator in which milk is placed to facilitate the formation of cream.
a nondairy product in powder or liquid form, made chiefly from corn syrup solids and used as a substitute for cream, especially for coffee cream.

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Origin of creamer

First recorded in 1855–60; cream + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for creamer

creamer
/ (ˈkriːmə) /

noun

a vessel or device for separating cream from milk
a powdered substitute for cream, used in coffee
mainly US and Canadian a small jug or pitcher for serving cream
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