cullet

[ kuhl-it ]

noun
  1. broken or waste glass suitable for remelting.

Origin of cullet

1
1810–20; variant of collet<Italian colletto glass blower's term, literally, little neck. See col, -et

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cullet

/ (ˈkʌlɪt) /


noun
  1. waste glass for melting down to be reused

Origin of cullet

1
C17: perhaps variant of collet (literally: little neck, referring to the glass neck of newly blown bottles, etc)

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