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Meaning of DECANT

Pronunciation:  di'kant

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[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
 
 Definition: 
\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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