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bread basketnoun

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  • bread basket noun (CONTAINER)

[C] an ​opencontainer in which ​bread is put on a ​table during a ​meal
(Definition of bread basket from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bread basket”
in Chinese (Simplified) 容器, 面包篮…
in Chinese (Traditional) 容器, 麵包籃…
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