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colander

noun [C] uk   /ˈkɒl.ən.dər/ us    /ˈkɑː.lən.dɚ/
a bowl with small holes in it, used for washing food or for emptying food into when it has been cooked in water: After four minutes, pour the pasta into a colander to drain.Kitchen utensils
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