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cachepot

[ kash-pot, -poh ]
/ ˈkæʃˌpɒt, -ˌpoʊ /
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noun

an ornamental container, usually of china or tole, for holding and concealing a flowerpot.

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Origin of cachepot

1870–75; <French: literally, (it) hides (the) pot; see cache, pot1
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British Dictionary definitions for cachepot

cachepot
/ (ˈkæʃˌpɒt, ˌkæʃˈpəʊ) /

noun

an ornamental container for a flowerpot

Word Origin for cachepot

French: pot-hider
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