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



BrE BrE//ˈtrɪvɪt//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtrɪvɪt//
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a metal stand that you can put a hot dish, etc. on Word Origin late Middle English: apparently from Latin tripes, triped- ‘three-legged’, from tri- ‘three’ + pes, ped- ‘foot’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: trivet