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Date: 1300-1400
Language: Anglo-French
Origin: plater, from French plat 'plate'; PLATE1

platter

noun
     
Related topics: Utensils
plat‧ter [countable]
1 especially American EnglishDFU a large plate from which food is served:
a serving platter
platter of
a platter of turkey and vegetables
2

chicken/seafood etc platter

DFF chicken, fish etc with vegetables or other foods on a large plate, served in a restaurant

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