Etymology

1. salver

noun. a tray (or large plate) for serving food or drinks; usually made of silver.

Etymology

  • -er (English)
  • -er (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • salve (English)
  • salvare (Latin)

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Example sentences of the word salver


1. Noun, singular or mass
The serving tray as we know it today likely evolved from the “salver,” a term used in England in 1661 to denote a flat tray, usually made of silver.

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