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



BrE BrE//dɪˈkæntə(r)//
; NAmE NAmE//dɪˈkæntər//
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a glass bottle, often decorated, that wine and other alcoholic drinks are poured into from an ordinary bottle before serving a crystal port decanter Word Origin early 18th cent.: from decant + -er.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: decanter