noun Etymology: French, from cacher to hide + pot pot Date: 1872 an ornamental receptacle to hold and usually to conceal a flowerpot

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  • Cachepot — Cache pot (k[.a]sh p[ o] ), n. [F., fr. cacher to hide + pot a pot.] An ornamental casing for a flowerpot, of porcelain, metal, paper, etc. [1913 Webster] || …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cachepot — [kash′pät΄, kash′pō΄] n. [Fr < cacher, to hide (see CACHE) + pot, POT1] a decorative pot, jar, etc., used esp. for holding potted house plants: also cache pot …   English World dictionary

  • cachepot — /kash pot , poh /, n. an ornamental container, usually of china or tole, for holding and concealing a flowerpot. [1870 75; < F: lit., (it) hides (the) pot; see CACHE, POT1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cachepot — noun An ornamental container for a flowerpot …   Wiktionary

  • Cachepot — Cache|pot [kaʃ po:] der od. das; s, s <zu fr. pot »Topf«> (veraltet) Topfhülle, Umkleidung eines Blumentopfes …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • cachepot — n. flowerpot …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cachepot —    (kahsh POH) [French] A decorative container used to cover an ordinary flowerpot …   Dictionary of foreign words and phrases

  • cachepot — [ kaʃpəʊ, kaʃpɒt] noun (plural pronounced same) an ornamental holder for a flowerpot. Origin C19: from Fr. cache pot, from cacher to hide + pot pot …   English new terms dictionary

  • cachepot — cache·pot …   English syllables

  • cachepot — cache•pot [[t]ˈkæʃˌpɒt, ˌpoʊ[/t]] n. cer an ornamental container, as of china or tole, for holding and concealing a flowerpot • Etymology: 1870–75; < F: lit., (it) hides (the) pot; see cache, pot I …   From formal English to slang

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