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colander

col·an·der

 (kŏl′ən-dər, kŭl′-)
n.
A bowl-shaped kitchen utensil with perforations for draining off liquids and rinsing food.

[Middle English colyndore; probably from a Romance source akin to Old Provençal colador, strainer, from Vulgar Latin *cōlātōr, from Latin cōlātus, past participle of cōlāre, to strain; see percolate.]

colander

(ˈkɒləndə; ˈkʌl-) or

cullender

n
(Cookery) a pan with a perforated bottom for straining or rinsing foods
[C14 colyndore, probably from Old Provençal colador, via Medieval Latin, from Late Latin cōlāre to filter, from Latin cōlum sieve]

col•an•der

(ˈkʌl ən dər, ˈkɒl-)

n.
a usu. metal container with a perforated bottom and sides, for draining and straining foods.
[1400–50; late Middle English colyndore, perhaps « Latin cōlā(re) to strain]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.colander - bowl-shaped strainercolander - bowl-shaped strainer; used to wash or drain foods
strainer - a filter to retain larger pieces while smaller pieces and liquids pass through
Translations
مِصْفاةمِصْفاه
cedník
dørslagsalatslynge
lävikkö
cjedilo
szûrõedény
sáld; sigti
水切り
여과기
koštuvas
caurduris
durkslag
กระชอน
cái chao

colander

[ˈkʌləndəʳ] Ncolador m, escurridor m

colander

[ˈkɒləndər] npassoire f

colander

nSeiher m, → Sieb nt

colander

[ˈkʌləndəʳ] ncolapasta m inv

colander

(ˈkaləndə) noun
a bowl with small holes in it for draining water off vegetables.

colander

مِصْفاة cedník dørslag Sieb σουρωτήρι escurridor lävikkö passoire cjedilo colino 水切り 여과기 vergiet dørslag cedzak escorredor дуршлаг durkslag กระชอน süzgeç cái chao 漏锅
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