inkwell

[ ingk-wel ]
/ ˈɪŋkˌwɛl /

noun

a small container for ink.

Origin of inkwell

First recorded in 1870–75; ink + well2
Also called, especially British, ink·pot [ingk-pot] /ˈɪŋkˌpɒt/.
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inkwell

/ (ˈɪŋkˌwɛl) /

noun

a small container for pen ink, often let into the surface of a desk
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