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roaster

[ roh-ster ]
/ ˈroʊ stər /
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noun

a contrivance for roasting something, as an oven, a pan for roasting meat, or a machine for roasting coffee beans.
a pig, chicken, or other animal or article of a size convenient and grade suitable for roasting.
a person or thing that roasts.
a guest speaker at a roast.

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Origin of roaster

late Middle English word dating back to 1400–50; see origin at roast, -er1
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British Dictionary definitions for roaster

roaster
/ (ˈrəʊstə) /

noun

a person or thing that roasts
a roasting tin
a piece of food, such as a chicken or a potato, that is suitable for roasting
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