Variant of funnel
- an instrument consisting of an inverted cone with a hole at the small end, or a tapering or cylindrical tube with a wide, cone-shaped mouth, for pouring liquids and powders into containers that have small openings
- a thing shaped like a funnel
- a cylindrical smokestack, as of a steamship
- a chimney or flue
Origin: Middle English fonel ; from (prob. via an Old French form) ProvenÃ§al fonilh, enfonilh ; from Classical Latin fundibulum, infundibulum, a funnel ; from infundere, to pour inch(es) ; from in-, in- plush fundere, to pour: see found
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