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shredder

[ shred-er ]
/ ˈʃrɛd ər /
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noun

a person or thing that shreds.
a machine for destroying secret or private documents by shredding them.
any of various devices used to shred crops, vegetables, wood, metal, etc.

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Origin of shredder

First recorded in 1565–75; shred + -er1
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