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skil·let

 (skĭl′ĭt)
n.
1. See frying pan. See Note at andiron.
2. Chiefly British A long-handled stewing pan or saucepan sometimes having legs.

[Middle English skelett, from Old French escuelete, diminutive of escuele, plate, from Latin scutella, diminutive of scutra, platter.]

skillet

(ˈskɪlɪt)
n
1. (Cookery) a small frying pan
2. (Cookery) chiefly Brit a saucepan
[C15: probably from skele bucket, of Scandinavian origin; related to Old Norse skjōla bucket]

skil•let

(ˈskɪl ɪt)

n.
1. a frying pan.
2. Chiefly Brit. a metal cooking pot, with a long handle and sometimes legs, for cooking at a hearth.
[1375–1425; late Middle English; orig. uncertain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.skillet - a pan used for frying foodsskillet - a pan used for frying foods    
electric frying pan - a frying pan heated by electricity
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
cooking pan, pan - cooking utensil consisting of a wide metal vessel
spider - a skillet made of cast iron
Translations

skillet

[ˈskɪlɪt] Nsartén f pequeña, sartén m pequeño (LAm)

skillet

[ˈskɪlɪt] n (= frying pan) → poêlon m

skillet

nBratpfanne f

skillet

[ˈskɪlɪt] n (Am) → padella
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