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fruit bowls

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Art & Architecture Thesaurus

Preferred Term

fruit bowls


Term generally applied to any bowl used to serve or display real or artifical fruit. Prefer "compotes" for bowls, usually set on a high footed stem and sometimes having a cover, used to serve fruit, compotes, nuts, or sweets.


bowl, fruit

bowls, fruit


fruit bowl

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