Tupperware

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Tupperware (ˈtʌpəweə)
 
n
trademark a range of plastic containers used for storing food
 
[C20: Tupper, US manufacturing company + ware1]

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Main Entry:  Tupperware
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a trademarked type of plastic tight-sealing food container
Usage:  proprietary cooking
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Tupperware
1956, trademark (reg. U.S.), from Earl S. Tupper, president of Tupper Corp., + -ware. Patent claims use from 1950.
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