pepper shaker

pepper shaker
noun
a shaker with a perforated top for sprinkling ground pepper
Syn: ↑pepper box, ↑pepper pot
Hypernyms: ↑shaker

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noun, pl ⋯ -ers [count]
US : a small container with holes on top that is used to put small amounts of pepper on food — called also (Brit) pepper pot

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ˈpepper pot [pepper pot pepper pots] (especially BrE) (NAmE usually ˈpepper shaker) noun
a small container with holes in the top, used for putting pepper on food

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