Etymology
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carafe (n.)

"glass water-bottle or decanter," 1786, from French carafe (17c.), from Italian caraffa (or Spanish garrafa), probably from Arabic gharraf "drinking cup," or Persian qarabah "a large flagon."

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Definitions of carafe

carafe (n.)
a bottle with a stopper; for serving wine or water;
Synonyms: decanter
From wordnet.princeton.edu