Etymology: First attested w:1786, 1786, from French carafe, from Italian caraffa, probably from Arabic (ARchar, Ù) (ghírfa cup or dipper), from (ARchar, Ù) (ghírafa, to ladle).
- A bottle, usually glass and with a flared lip, used for serving water, wine, or other beverages.
- A glass pot with a spout for pouring, used for both serving coffee and as a receptacle during the brewing process.
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