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Meaning of DECANT

Pronunciation:  di'kant

WordNet Dictionary
[v]  pour out; of wines or sherry

DECANT is a 6 letter word that starts with D.


 Synonyms: pour, pour out



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\De*cant"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Decanted}; p. pr. & vb.
n. {Decanting}.] [F. d['e]canter (cf. It. decantare), prop.,
to pour off from the edge of a vessel; pref. d['e]- (L. de) +
OF. cant (It. canto) edge, border, end. See {Cant} an edge.]
To pour off gently, as liquor, so as not to disturb the
sediment; or to pour from one vessel into another; as, to
decant wine.

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