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saucepan

[saws-pan]
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noun
  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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Related Words for saucepan

sheet, pot, kettle, bucket, saucepan, skillet, jug, cup, urn, bowl, jar, mug, can, vessel, basin, pan, casserole, pail, roaster, pannikin

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British Dictionary definitions for saucepan

saucepan

noun
  1. a metal or enamel pan with a long handle and often a lid, used for cooking food
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Word Origin and History for saucepan

n.

1680s, from sauce (n.) + pan (n.). Originally a pan for cooking sauces.

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