carafe

Lemma

carafe

Etichetta di dominio

EN

Etichetta grammaticale

n.

Definizione

A glass container with a wide neck in which wine or water is served at meal. 1

Nota

A wide-mouthed glass or metal bottle with a lip or spout, for holding and serving beverages. 2

Contesto

The carafe actually plays a role in allowing the wine to "breathe," as well as making the wine taste better as sediments are removed from the original bottle. 3

Trascrizione fonetica

[/kəˈræf] 4

Sinonimi e Antonimi
ND
Abbreviazioni
ND
Etimologia

French, from Italian caraffa, from Spanish garrafa, probably from Arabic ġarrafa, dipper, cup, from ġarafa, to ladle, scoop; see ġrp in Semitic roots. 5

Etichetta di paese
ND
Ente

Università degli Studi di Genova, Facoltà di Lingue e Letterature Straniere, Corso di Laurea in Teorie e Tecniche della Mediazione Interlinguistica

Data della scheda
Sun Nov 28 17:20:37 2010
Autore

Ilaria Molinari rev. Gerbaudo

Fonti

1 : Oxford advanced learner's dictionary, Oxford University Press, 2005, p. 221.

2 : «http://dictionary.reference.com/browse/carafe»; (18/09/2010)

3 : «http://www.ehow.com/about_4727485_purpose-wine-carafe.html»; (18/09/2010)

4 : «http://dictionary.cambridge.org/dictionary/british/carafe?q=carafe»; (18/09/2010)

5 : Oxford advanced learner's dictionary, Oxford University Press, 2005, p. 221.

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