Meaning of “finger bowl” in the English Dictionary

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"finger bowl" in British English

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finger bowlnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈfɪŋ.ɡə ˌbəʊl/ us /ˈfɪŋ.ɡɚ ˌboʊl/

a small bowl filled with water that a person can use to wash their fingers during a meal

(Definition of “finger bowl” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)