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Thursday, January 02, 2014

Definitions for punnet

  1. a small container or basket for strawberries or other fruit.

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Citations for punnet
The Flip is among Chobani's latest innovations: flavored yogurt paired with a punnet of fruit or dry ingredients. Rebecca Mead, "Just Add Sugar," The New Yorker, Nov. 4, 2013
I was selling strawberries for ten pence a punnet, less than half the cost, for jam. And they complain. Doris Lessing, The Diaries of Jane Somers, 1984
Origin of punnet
1815-1825
Punnet is of unknown origin. It arose in the early 1800s.