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English definition of “cruet”

cruet

noun [C]     /ˈkruː.ɪt/
UK a container that holds smaller containers of salt and pepper , etc., used when having a meal Table linen and accessories US a glass bottle that holds oil or vinegar for use during a meal Containers for liquids and gases
(Definition of cruet noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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