- The definition of a brazier is a barbecue container, or a portable heater with a pan for lighting coals.
An example of a brazier is something in which you barbecue using fire and hot coals.
A brazier being used outdoors.Licensed from iStockPhoto
Origin: French brasier: see braise
Origin: Middle English brasiere ; from bras: see brass
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Origin: Middle English brasier, from bras, brass; see brass.
- A metal pan for holding burning coals or charcoal.
- A cooking device consisting of a charcoal or electric heating source over which food is grilled.
Origin: French brasier, from braise, hot coals; see braise.