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  1. a metal container of moderate depth, usually having a long handle and sometimes a cover, for stewing, boiling, etc.

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Origin of saucepan

First recorded in 1680–90; sauce + pan1

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British Dictionary definitions for saucepan


/ (ˈsɔːspən) /

  1. a metal or enamel pan with a long handle and often a lid, used for cooking food

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