What is another word for cruet?

Pronunciation: [kɹˈuːt] (IPA)

A cruet is a small container used for serving liquids such as oil, vinegar, and soy sauce. There are several synonyms for the word cruet which include: decanter, bottle, jug, pitcher, carafe, or flask. Each of these words describes a container specifically for holding liquids and pouring them into smaller serving dishes. Decanters are often used for wine or other alcoholic beverages, while jugs and pitchers are used for water or juice. Carafes are typically seen in fine dining restaurants for expensive wines, and flasks are used for carrying liquids on-the-go. No matter the type of container, each serves the same purpose of holding liquid to be easily poured for serving.

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What are the hypernyms for Cruet?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Cruet

The approbation of the Squire has been followed by that of the whole household; they all declare, that if ever matches are really made in heaven, this must have been; for that old Christy and Mrs. Hannah were as evidently formed to be linked together, as ever were pepper-box and vinegar-cruet.
"Bracebridge Hall, or The Humorists"
Washington Irving
"I saw papa's eye looking mischievous, and then he pointed to the Strad, where it was lying on the piano-locked up safe; we saw to that-and said there was Paganini's fiddle, why not play the cruet-stand, or whatever you called it, now?
"Somehow Good"
William de Morgan
Mis' Uppers was like a vinegar cruet of mine, slim and tall, with a little grotesquely puckered face for a stopper, as if the whole known world were sour.
"Friendship Village"
Zona Gale

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