repot

[ ree-pot ]
/ riˈpɒt /
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verb (used with object), re·pot·ted, re·pot·ting.

to transfer (a plant) to another, especially larger, pot.

verb (used without object), re·pot·ted, re·pot·ting.

to transfer a plant to another pot.

Nearby words

  1. repositorium,
  2. repository,
  3. repossess,
  4. repossession,
  5. repost,
  6. repour,
  7. repoussage,
  8. repousse,
  9. repoussoir,
  10. repoussé

Origin of repot

First recorded in 1835–45; re- + pot1

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British Dictionary definitions for repot

repot

/ (riːˈpɒt) /

verb -pots, -potting or -potted

(tr) to put (a house plant) into a new usually larger pot
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Word Origin and History for repot

repot

v.

"put in fresh pots," 1845, from re- + pot (v.). Related: Repotted; repotting.

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