bean pot

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noun

a heavy, covered crockery or metal pot, suitable for the slow cooking of beans, stews, etc.

Nearby words

  1. bean bag,
  2. bean ball,
  3. bean beetle,
  4. bean caper,
  5. bean curd,
  6. bean shot,
  7. bean sprout,
  8. bean sprouts,
  9. bean town,
  10. bean tree

Origin of bean pot

An Americanism dating back to 1840–50

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