a conical mesh sieve for straining sauces and soups
Hold the chinois by the handle.
[sheen-wah-zuh-ree, -wah-zuh-ree; French shee-nwazuh-ree] /ʃinˌwɑ zəˈri, -ˈwɑ zə ri; French ʃi nwazəˈri/ noun, plural chinoiseries [sheen-wah-zuh-reez, -wah-zuh-reez; French shee-nwazuh-ree] /ʃinˌwɑ zəˈriz, -ˈwɑ zə riz; French ʃi nwazəˈri/ (Show IPA), for 2. (sometimes initial capital letter) 1. a style of ornamentation current chiefly in the 18th century in Europe, characterized by intricate patterns and an extensive […]
[kin-ohn, kwin-] /ˈkɪn oʊn, ˈkwɪn-/ noun, Chemistry. 1. .
[shi-noo k, -nook, chi-] /ʃɪˈnʊk, -ˈnuk, tʃɪ-/ noun, plural Chinooks (especially collectively) Chinook. 1. a member of a formerly numerous North American Indian people originally inhabiting the northern shore of the mouth of the Columbia River and the adjacent territory. 2. either of the two languages of the Chinook Indians. Compare , . 3. (lowercase) […]
[shi-noo k-uh n, -noo-kuh n, chi-] /ʃɪˈnʊk ən, -ˈnu kən, tʃɪ-/ noun 1. a language family comprising only and . adjective 2. of or relating to the or to Chinookan.