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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An instrument, implement, or container used domestically, especially in a kitchen.

Usage examples (39)
  • What utensil will you use to flip the pancakes?
  • This utensil is essentially a sauce bowl, the salsa being prepared by grinding the ingredients together.
  • The best all around cast iron cooking utensil is the dutch oven, the real ones that have legs and a rim around the lid to hold coals.
  • The utensil was a combination knife/fork/spoon that the child had planned to use to eat his lunch. for more
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