A set of utensils.
The definition of a utensil is a tool used for cooking, eating or other useful purpose.
A fork is an example of a utensil.
- any implement or container ordinarily used as in a kitchen
- an implement or tool, as for use in farming
Origin of utensilMiddle English utensele from Middle French utensile from Classical Latin utensilia, materials, utensils from neuter plural of utensilis, fit for use from uti, to use
An implement or container used domestically, especially in a kitchen: hung cooking utensils on hooks by the stove.
Origin of utensilMiddle English from Old French utensile from Latin ūtēnsilia utensils from neuter pl. of ūtēnsilis fit for use from ūtī to use
Ultimately from Latin utensilis (“usable").