Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A vessel used for decanting, especially a decorative bottle used for serving wine.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a vessel for decanting liquor
  • n. a receptacle for decanted liquor, especially a crystal bottle with a stopper

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A vessel used to decant liquors, or for receiving decanted liquors; a kind of glass bottle used for holding wine or other liquors, from which drinking glasses are filled.
  • n. One who decants liquors.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A vessel used for receiving decanted liquors; especially, a glass bottle, more or less ornamental in character, into which wine or other liquor is poured for use on the table.
  • n. One who decants liquors.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water

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From decant. (Wiktionary)

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