flowerpot

[flou-er-pot]

noun

a container in which to grow and display plants.

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Nearby words

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  2. flowerless,
  3. flowerlet,
  4. flowerlike,
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  6. flowers,
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  8. flowers of sulphur,
  9. flowers of tan,
  10. flowery

Origin of flowerpot

First recorded in 1590–1600; flower + pot1

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British Dictionary definitions for flowerpot

flowerpot

noun

a pot in which plants are grown
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Word Origin and History for flowerpot

flowerpot

n.

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

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