flow·​er·​pot | \ ˈflau̇(-ə)r-ˌpät How to pronounce flowerpot (audio) \

Definition of flowerpot

: a pot in which to grow plants

Examples of flowerpot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Stations include designing bunny ears, a fishing game, visiting a bunny at the petting station, rock climbing, flower planting and flowerpot creation to take home, leaf activities and sailboat races (to take home a toy boat). Cathy Kozlowicz, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 16 Mar. 2022 Preparing a terrarium is not like filling a traditional flowerpot. New York Times, 26 Nov. 2021 Gardening books — Include a pretty flowerpot, seeds, gardening scissors, a hand trowel and a gift card to a local hardware or garden center. Washington Post, 28 Aug. 2021 The victim, after checking the house, said only a flowerpot was damaged. cleveland, 24 June 2021 An individual reported June 3 that a flowerpot was damaged with food and trash littered the floor at a building on the 1200 block of Washington Avenue. Daniel I. Dorfman, chicagotribune.com, 8 June 2021 The owner’s son pointed out to curators that the man is not holding a prayer book, as written in some texts, but rather cradling a large flowerpot with a single red rose. Nora Mcgreevy, Smithsonian Magazine, 3 Mar. 2021 According to witness accounts, the driver ran and threw items at them, including a flowerpot. oregonlive, 7 Feb. 2021 This decorative sterling silver flowerpot will transform your home or garden into a work of art. Harper's Magazine, 24 Nov. 2020 See More

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First Known Use of flowerpot

1583, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of flowerpot was in 1583

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Last Updated

30 Mar 2022

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“Flowerpot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flowerpot. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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