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

 

pewter

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpjuːtə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpjuːtər//
 
[uncountable]
 
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a grey metal made by mixing tin with lead2, used especially in the past for making cups, dishes, etc.; objects made from pewter a pewter tankard a fine collection of old pewter Word Origin Middle English: from Old French peutre, of unknown origin.
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