Definition of carafe noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kəˈræf//
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈræf//
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a glass container with a wide neck in which wine or water is served at meals; the amount contained in a carafe I poured myself some water from the carafe on the table. Word Originlate 18th cent.: from French, from Italian caraffa, probably based on Arabic g̣arafa ‘draw water’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: carafe