cauldron

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noun caul·dron \ ˈkȯl-drən \
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Definition of cauldron

1 :a large kettle or boiler
2 :something resembling a boiling cauldron in intensity or degree of agitation
  • a cauldron of intense emotions

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Origin and Etymology of cauldron

Middle English caudron, caldron, from Anglo-French cauderon, diminutive of caldere basin, from Late Latin caldaria, from feminine of Latin caldarius used for hot water, from calidus warm, from calēre to be warm — more at lee


CAULDRON Defined for English Language Learners

cauldron

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Definition of cauldron for English Language Learners

  • : a large pot


CAULDRON Defined for Kids

cauldron

noun caul·dron
variants: also caldron \ˈkȯl-drən\

Definition of cauldron for Students

:a large kettle


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