griller

griller

[gril-er]
noun
1.
a person who grills food, especially as a cook in a restaurant.
2.
an appliance for grilling food.

Origin:
1865–70; grill1 + -er1

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grill1 (ɡrɪl)
 
vb
1.  Usual US and Canadian word: broil to cook (meat, fish, etc) by direct heat, as under a grill or over a hot fire, or (of meat, fish, etc) to be cooked in this way
2.  (tr; usually passive) to torment with or as if with extreme heat: the travellers were grilled by the scorching sun
3.  informal (tr) to subject to insistent or prolonged questioning
 
n
4.  a device with parallel bars of thin metal on which meat, fish, etc, may be cooked by a fire; gridiron
5.  a device on a cooker that radiates heat downwards for grilling meat, fish, etc
6.  food cooked by grilling
7.  See grillroom
 
[C17: from French gril gridiron, from Latin crātīcula fine wickerwork; see grille]
 
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