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kəˈræf, -ˈrɑfcarafe

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carafe, decanternoun

    a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water


  1. carafenoun

    A bottle, usually glass and with a flared lip, used for serving water, wine, or other beverages.

  2. carafenoun

    A glass pot with a spout for pouring, used for both serving coffee and as a receptacle during the brewing process.

  3. Etymology: First attested 1786, from carafe, from caraffa, probably from غرفة, from غرف.


  1. Carafe

    A carafe () is a glass container with a flared lip used for serving liquids, especially wine and coffee. Unlike the related decanter, carafes generally do not include stoppers. Coffee pots included in coffee makers are also referred to as carafes in American English.


  1. carafe

    A carafe is a glass container without handles, often with a matching stopper or lid, used primarily for serving and pouring liquids such as water, wine, or coffee.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Carafenoun

    a glass water bottle for the table or toilet; -- called also croft

  2. Etymology: [F.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Carafe

    ka-raf′, n. a water-bottle for the table, [Fr. carafe, prob. from Ar. gharafa, to draw water.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carafe in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carafe in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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