Colander



[kuhl-uh n-der, kol-] /ˈkʌl ən dər, ˈkɒl-/

noun
1.
a metal or plastic container with a perforated bottom, for draining and straining foods.
/ˈkɒləndə; ˈkʌl-/
noun
1.
a pan with a perforated bottom for straining or rinsing foods
n.

mid-14c., coloundour, probably altered from Medieval Latin colatorium “strainer” (with parasitic -n-) from Latin colatus, past participle of colare “to strain,” from colum “sieve, strainer, wicker fishing net,” of uncertain origin. Cognate with French couloir, Spanish colador, Italian colatojo.

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