Pronunciation: (rō'stur), [key]
1. a contrivance for roasting something, as an oven, a pan for roasting meat, or a machine for roasting coffee beans.
2. a pig, chicken, or other animal or article of a size convenient and grade suitable for roasting.
3. a person or thing that roasts.
4. a guest speaker at a roast.
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