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ricer

[ rahy-ser ]
/ ˈraɪ sər /
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noun

an implement for ricing potatoes, squash, etc., by pressing them through small holes.

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Origin of ricer

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900; rice + -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for ricer

ricer
/ (ˈraɪsə) /

noun

US and Canadian a kitchen utensil with small holes through which cooked potatoes and similar soft foods are pressed to form a coarse mash
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