From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Utensils
cruetcru‧et /ˈkruːɪt/ noun [countable] DFUa thing that holds the containers for salt, pepper, oil, or vinegar on a table
Examples from the Corpus
cruetAt other windows she could see tables with folded paper napkins and nickel plated cruets.Make a clam shell cruet Emulsion in your chosen colour 1 Apply a layer of undercoat or primer and leave to dry.Bowls of fruit, flowers, even the cruet would have to be paid for.He stayed rigidly still in the high-backed wooden chair and stared at the upset cruet.
Origin cruet (1200-1300) Anglo-French Old French crue bottle