The bowl used to drain spaghetti is an example of a colander.
Origin of colander
- Middle English colyndore probably from a Romance source akin to Old Provençal colador strainer from Vulgar Latin cōlātōr from Latin cōlātus past participle of cōlāre to strain percolate
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Middle English colyndore and Old Provençal colador (“strainer”).