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can·is·ter / ˈkanəstər/ • n. a round or cylindrical container, typically one made of metal, used for storing such things as food, chemicals, or rolls of film. ∎  a cylinder of pressurized gas, typically one that explodes when thrown or fired from a gun. ∎ hist. small bullets packed in cases that fit the bore of an artillery piece or gun.

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canister

canister.
1. Basket for flowers or fruit, so found represented on the heads of canephorae.

2. Metal vessel to hold the wafers before consecration for Communion.

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canister

canister †basket XVII; small box XVIII. — L. canistrum basket for bread, fruit, etc. — Gr. kánastron wicker basket, f. kánna CANE.

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canister

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