gallipot

1
[ gal-uh-pot ]
/ ˈgæl əˌpɒt /

noun

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

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Origin of gallipot

1
First recorded in 1425–75, gallipot is from the late Middle English word galy pott. See galley, pot1

Definition for gallipot (2 of 3)

gallipot

2
[ gal-uh-pot ]
/ ˈgæl əˌpɒt /

noun

Definition for gallipot (3 of 3)

galipot

or gal·li·pot

[ gal-uh-pot ]
/ ˈgæl əˌpɒt /

noun

a type of turpentine exuded on the stems of certain species of pine.

Origin of galipot

1785–95; < French galipot, galipo, perhaps < Old French garipot a species of pine tree
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British Dictionary definitions for gallipot (1 of 3)

gallipot

1
/ (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 3)

gallipot

2
/ (ˈɡælɪˌpɒt) /

noun

a variant spelling of galipot

British Dictionary definitions for gallipot (3 of 3)

galipot

gallipot

/ (ˈɡælɪˌpɒt) /

noun

a resin obtained from several species of pine, esp from the S European Pinus pinaster

Word Origin for galipot

C18: from French, of unknown origin
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