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cu·vette

(kyo͞o′vĕt)
n.
A small, transparent, often tubular laboratory vessel.

[French , diminutive of cuve, tub, from Latin cūpa; see cupola.]
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cuvette

(kjuːˈvɛt)
n
a shallow dish or vessel for holding liquid
[C17: from French, diminutive of cuve cask, from Latin cupa]
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cu•vette

(kuˈvɛt, kyu-)

n.
a tube or vessel used in a laboratory.
[1670–80; < French, diminutive of cuve vat « Latin cūpa. See cup, -ette]
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