gallipot

1
[gal-uh-pot]
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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

gallipot

2
[gal-uh-pot]
noun
  1. galipot.

galipot

or gal·li·pot

[gal-uh-pot]
noun
  1. 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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druggist, dispenser, gallipot

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British Dictionary definitions for gallipot

gallipot

1
noun
  1. 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

gallipot

2
noun
  1. a variant spelling of galipot

galipot

gallipot

noun
  1. 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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