paring knife

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A small knife with a short blade and firm handle, used in paring fruit and vegetables.

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  • noun A thin-bladed knife intended for coring and paring (peeling) fruit such as apples.

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  • noun a small sharp knife used in paring fruits or vegetables

Etymologies

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pare +ing, knife

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