flowerpot

[flou-er-pot]
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Origin of flowerpot

First recorded in 1590–1600; flower + pot1
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pot, vase

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British Dictionary definitions for flowerpot

flowerpot

noun
  1. a pot in which plants are grown
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Word Origin and History for flowerpot
n.

1590s, from flower (n.) + pot (n.1).

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