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dishes

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Any of various broad, relatively shallow, open vessels with a flat bottom, concave sides, and nearly level rim, sometimes having a cover; made of pottery, glass, metal, wood or another material and used for many purposes, especially for holding or serving food. In modern usage it is typically reserved for vessels at a dining table used for serving or holding food other than the round, flat or very shallow object used by the person dining, which is called a "plate"; however, formerly the plate was also called a "dish."

Variations

dish

assiettes

assiette

vaisselles

vaisselle

Schüsseln

Schüssel

Narrower Terms

plates

porringers

serving dishes

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