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gallipot

[ gal-uh-pot ]
/ ˈgæl əˌpɒt /
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noun

a small glazed pot used by apothecaries for medicines, confections, or the like.

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Origin of gallipot

First recorded in 1425–75, gallipot is from late Middle English galy pott. See galley, pot1
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British Dictionary definitions for gallipot (1 of 2)

gallipot1
/ (ˈɡælɪˌpɒt) /

noun

a small earthenware pot used by pharmacists as a container for ointments, etc

Word Origin for gallipot

C16: probably from galley + pot 1; so called because imported in galleys

British Dictionary definitions for gallipot (2 of 2)

gallipot2
/ (ˈɡælɪˌpɒt) /

noun

a variant spelling of galipot
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