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Decanter vs. Carafe — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Decanter and Carafe

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Decanter

A decanter is a vessel that is used to hold the decantation of a liquid (such as wine) which may contain sediment. Decanters, which have a varied shape and design, have been traditionally made from glass or crystal.
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Carafe

A carafe is a glass container without handles used for serving wine and other drinks. Unlike the related decanter, carafes do not include stoppers.
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Decanter

A stoppered glass container into which wine or spirit is decanted.
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Carafe

A glass or metal bottle, often with a flared lip, used for serving beverages, such as water or wine.
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Decanter

A vessel used for decanting, especially a decorative bottle used for serving wine.
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Carafe

A glass pot with a pouring spout, used in making coffee.
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Decanter

A vessel for decanting liquor.
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Carafe

A bottle, usually glass and with a flared lip, used for serving water, wine, or other beverages.
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Decanter

A receptacle for decanted liquor, especially a crystal bottle with a stopper.
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Carafe

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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Decanter

A vessel used to decant liquors, or for receiving decanted liquors; a kind of glass bottle used for holding wine or other liquors, from which drinking glasses are filled.
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Carafe

A glass water bottle for the table or toilet; - called also croft.
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Decanter

One who decants liquors.
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Carafe

A bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water
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Decanter

A bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water
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