Meaning of platter


Pronunciation: (plat'ur), [key]
— n.
  1. a large, shallow dish, usually elliptical in shape, for holding and serving food, esp. meat or fish.
  2. a course of a meal, usually consisting of a variety of foods served on the same plate.
  3. a phonograph record.
  4. a part of a motion-picture projector, consisting of a large, horizontally rotating disk that houses a feature film.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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