saucepan
noun Date: 1686 a small deep cooking pan with a handle

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  • Saucepan — Sauce pan , n. A small pan with a handle, in which sauce is prepared over a fire; a stewpan. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saucepan — (n.) 1680s, from SAUCE (Cf. sauce) + PAN (Cf. pan) (n.) …   Etymology dictionary

  • saucepan — ► NOUN ▪ a deep cooking pan, with one long handle and a lid …   English terms dictionary

  • saucepan — [sôs′pan΄] n. a small pot with a projecting handle, used for cooking …   English World dictionary

  • saucepan — noun (esp. BrE) ⇨ See also ↑pan, ↑pot ADJECTIVE ▪ non stick ▪ heavy, heavy based, heavy bottomed, thick bottomed ▪ large …   Collocations dictionary

  • saucepan — [[t]sɔ͟ːspən, AM pæn[/t]] saucepans N COUNT A saucepan is a deep metal cooking pot, usually with a long handle and a lid. Place the potatoes and turnips in a large saucepan, cover with cold water and bring to the boil. Syn: pan …   English dictionary

  • saucepan */ — UK [ˈsɔːspən] / US [ˈsɔsˌpæn] noun [countable] Word forms saucepan : singular saucepan plural saucepans a round deep metal container with a long handle, used for cooking food on a cooker …   English dictionary

  • saucepan — sauce|pan [ˈso:spən US ˈso:spæn] n a deep round metal container with a handle that is used for cooking = ↑pan ▪ Heat the oil and garlic in a large saucepan …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Saucepan — /ˈsɔspən/ (say sawspuhn) noun the, a constellation in the shape of a saucepan or pot with the handle formed mostly from the belt and sword of Orion …   Australian English dictionary

  • saucepan — /saws pan /, n. a metal container of moderate depth, usually having a long handle and sometimes a cover, for stewing, boiling, etc. [1680 90; SAUCE + PAN1] * * * …   Universalium

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