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

 

punnet

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpʌnɪt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpʌnɪt//
 
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a small box or basket that soft fruit is often sold in a punnet of strawberries Word Origin early 19th cent.: perhaps a diminutive of dialect pun ‘a pound’.