grater

[ grey-ter ]
/ ˈgreɪ tər /

noun

a person or thing that grates.
any of various kitchen devices for grating food: a cheese grater.

Origin of grater

1400–50; late Middle English. See grate2, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for grater

grater
/ (ˈɡreɪtə) /

noun

a kitchen utensil with sharp-edged perforations for grating carrots, cheese, etc
a person or thing that grates
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