decanter

[ dih-kan-ter ]
/ dɪˈkæn tər /

noun

a vessel, usually an ornamental glass bottle, for holding and serving wine, brandy, or the like.
a bottle used for decanting.

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Origin of decanter

First recorded in 1705–15; decant + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for decanter

decanter
/ (dɪˈkæntə) /

noun

a stoppered bottle, usually of glass, into which a drink, such as wine, is poured for serving
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