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 &umacron;t&emacron;nsilia, utensils, from neuter pl. of &umacron;t&emacron;nsilis, fit for use, from &umacron;t&imacron;, to use.
Ultimately from Latin utensilis (“usable").