stockpot
noun Date: 1835 1. a pot in which soup stock is prepared 2. an abundant supply ; repository

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stockpot — ► NOUN ▪ a pot in which stock is prepared by long, slow cooking …   English terms dictionary

  • stockpot — [stäk′pät΄] n. 1. a pot used for preparing soup stock 2. a pot, etc. containing any mixture 3. a soup containing various kinds of meat and vegetables …   English World dictionary

  • stockpot — /stok pot /, n. a pot in which stock for soup, sauces, etc., is made and kept. [1850 55; STOCK + POT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • stockpot — noun A large pot, such as is used to make stock in or for the cooking of large amounts of soup …   Wiktionary

  • stockpot — stock|pot [ˈstɔkpɔt US ˈsta:kpa:t] n a pot in which you make ↑stock …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • stockpot — stock|pot [ stak,pat ] noun count a pan that is used for cooking meat or vegetables to make a liquid called stock that you use for making soups, sauces, etc …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stockpot — noun a pot in which stock is prepared by long, slow cooking …   English new terms dictionary

  • stockpot — noun (C) a pot in which you make stock 1 (4) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • stockpot — stock•pot [[t]ˈstɒkˌpɒt[/t]] n. coo a pot in which stock for soup, sauces, etc., is made and kept • Etymology: 1850–55 …   From formal English to slang

  • stockpot — /ˈstɒkpɒt/ (say stokpot) noun a pot in which stock for soup, etc., is made and kept. {stock + pot1} …   Australian English dictionary

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