A tamis (pronounced `tammy`, also known as a drum sieve, or chalni in Indian cooking) is a kitchen utensil, shaped somewhat like a snare drum, that acts as a strainer, grater, or food mill. A tamis has a cylindrical edge, made of metal or wood, that supports a disc of fine metal, nylon, or horsehair mesh. To use one, the cook places the tamis ab.....Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tamis
• (n.) A sieve, or strainer, made of a kind of woolen cloth. • (n.) The cloth itself; tammy.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/tamis/
[ French, a kind of sieve.] 1.
A sieve, or strainer, made of a kind of woolen cloth. 2.
The cloth itself; tammy. Tamis bird (Zoology)
, a Guinea fowl. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/T/8
thin woolFound on http://phrontistery.info/t.html
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