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Date: 1600-1700
Language: French
Origin: salve, from Spanish salva 'testing of food to check for poison, large metal plate on which tested food was given to the king', from salvar 'to save, test food', from Late Latin salvare; SAVE1

salver

noun
     
Related topics: Utensils
sal‧ver [countable]
DFU a large metal plate used for serving food or drink at a formal meal:
a silver salver

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