butter dish

butter dish
noun
a small dish (often with a cover) for holding butter at the table
Hypernyms: ↑dish

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noun
: a usually round or rectangular dish often with a drainer and a cover for holding butter at table

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butter dish or butter plate noun
A dish or plate for holding butter at table
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Main Entry:butter

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