paring knife


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paring knife

n.
A small knife with a short blade and firm handle, used in paring fruit and vegetables.

par′ing knife`


n.
a short-bladed kitchen knife, as for paring fruits.
[1585–95]
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Noun1.paring knife - a small sharp knife used in paring fruits or vegetablesparing knife - a small sharp knife used in paring fruits or vegetables
knife - edge tool used as a cutting instrument; has a pointed blade with a sharp edge and a handle
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paring knife

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