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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. bowl-shaped strainer; used to wash or drain foods;
[syn: colander, cullender]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Colander \Col"an*der\, n. [L. colans, -antis, p. pr. of colare to filter, to strain, fr. colum a strainer. Cf. Cullis, Culvert.] A utensil with a bottom perforated with little holes for straining liquids, mashed vegetable pulp, etc.; a strainer of wickerwork, perforated metal, or the like. [1913 Webster] Cola nut
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

colander n 1: bowl-shaped strainer; used to wash or drain foods [syn: colander, cullender]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

31 Moby Thesaurus words for "colander": bolter, clarifier, cradle, cribble, cribriformity, cribrosity, filter, grate, grating, honeycomb, lixiviator, net, percolator, porosity, porousness, purifier, refiner, refinery, riddle, rocker, screen, sieve, sievelikeness, sifter, sorter, sponge, strainer, winnow, winnowing basket, winnowing fan, winnowing machine




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