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



BrE BrE//juːˈtensl//
; NAmE NAmE//juːˈtensl//
(formal) In the kitchen
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a tool that is used in the house cooking/kitchen utensils a new set of cooking utensils Wash your hands and all cooking utensils after preparing raw meat. See related entries: In the kitchen Word Originlate Middle English (denoting domestic implements or vessels collectively): from Old French utensile, from medieval Latin, neuter of Latin utensilis ‘usable’, from uti ‘to use’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: utensil