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noun

a small knife, usually having a distinctive handle and a stainless steel blade with a sharp or serrated edge, used at table for paring and cutting fruit.

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Origin of fruit knife

First recorded in 1850–55
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British Dictionary definitions for fruit knife

fruit knife

noun

a small stainless knife for cutting fruit
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