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cauldron

or cal·dron

[ kawl-druhn ]
/ ˈkɔl drən /
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noun
a large kettle or boiler.
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Origin of cauldron

1250–1300; Middle English, alteration (by association with Latin caldus warm) of Middle English cauderon<Anglo-French, equivalent to caudere (<Late Latin caldāria;see caldera) + -on noun suffix
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British Dictionary definitions for cauldron

cauldron

caldron

/ (ˈkɔːldrən) /

noun
a large pot used for boiling, esp one with handles

Word Origin for cauldron

C13: from earlier cauderon, from Anglo-French, from Latin caldārium hot bath, from calidus warm
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