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A large drinking cup or glass.

[German Römer, from Dutch roemer, from roem, praise, from Middle Dutch.]


a drinking glass, typically having an ovoid bowl on a short stem
[C17: from Dutch roemer a glass for drinking toasts, from roemen to praise]


(ˈrʌm ər)

a large drinking glass or cup.
[1645–55; < Dutch roemer large wine glass, especially for Rhine wine, perhaps derivative of roemen to praise (as in drinking a toast)]
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Noun1.rummer - a large drinking glass (ovoid bowl on a stem) for drinking toasts
drinking glass, glass - a container for holding liquids while drinking
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