fruit jar

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noun

a glass jar for preserving fruit or vegetables, usually holding one pint or one quart and having an airtight cap.

Nearby words

  1. fruit body,
  2. fruit cocktail,
  3. fruit cup,
  4. fruit drop,
  5. fruit fly,
  6. fruit knife,
  7. fruit machine,
  8. fruit ranch,
  9. fruit salad,
  10. fruit sugar

Compare Mason jar.

Origin of fruit jar

An Americanism dating back to 1860–65

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