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Containers for carrying or storing food

Baggie

a clear plastic bag used for keeping food in so that it stays fresh

basin

noun

a round open container used for holding liquids or for storing or mixing food

bento box

noun

a box that a bento is carried and served in, with several different sections to contain the different foods

bread bin

noun

a container that you use for storing bread in

caddy

noun

a small container for tea leaves or tea bags

cake tin

noun

a metal container with a lid, used for storing a cake and keeping it fresh

can

noun

a closed metal container with round sides, for food or drinks. It is opened with a can opener. In British English the word tin is usually used if a can contains food, but not if it contains a drink

canister

noun

a metal container with a lid for storing food such as coffee, sugar, or flour

cookie jar

noun

a container used for storing cookies

coolbox

noun

a container that can be carried easily and is used for keeping food and drink cool

crib

noun

a wooden container for an animal’s food

crock

noun

a round container for storing food, usually made of clay

Esky

a container for keeping food and drinks cold that you can carry around with you

feeder

noun

a container that you fill with food so that birds or animals can eat from it

gourd

noun

the hard shell of a gourd used as a container for water or food

hamper

noun

a large basket with a lid, used for carrying the food for a picnic (=meal that you are going to eat outside)

jam jar

noun

a small glass container with a wide top and a special lid that keeps the food inside fresh

jar

noun

a glass container with a lid and a wide top, especially one in which food is sold or kept

jar

noun

a clay container used for storing drink or food

lunchbox

noun

a container used for taking your lunch to work or school

manger

noun

a long low open container that horses or cows eat from

nosebag

noun

a bag containing food that you hang around a horse’s neck

picnic basket

noun

a special container used for carrying the food and the things that you need for a picnic

pot

noun

a container made of glass or clay that is used for storing food, especially liquids

punnet

noun

a small container like a basket without a handle, in which fruit such as strawberries and raspberries used to be sold

shaker

noun

a container that has a lid with holes in it, used for putting something such as salt or sugar on your food

tea caddy

noun

a small metal container used for keeping tea leaves or tea bags in

tiffin carrier

noun

a metal container with several sections and a handle, used for carrying food or for sending a meal to the place where someone works

tin

noun

a closed metal container for a food product that you open with a tin opener. The American word is can

trough

noun

a long narrow open container used for holding food or water for animals

tub

noun

a small container with a lid for holding or storing food

tube

noun

a small container shaped like a tube for holding sweets or other food

Tupperware

a type of plastic container for storing food

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