Definition of flowerpot
: a pot in which to grow plants
Recent Examples of flowerpot from the Web
Prevent mosquitoes from breeding by removing stagnant water from areas such as flowerpots, plastic containers, gutters and downspouts.
After hearing the story, families will receive flowerpots to decorate and seeds to take home and plant.
Mosquitoes lay eggs in trays under flowerpots and in buckets and trash cans.
American agents in marked Border Patrol SUVs keep a close eye on the area but otherwise don’t interfere as Canadians weave through the flowerpots marking the border and step inside.
Make sure there's no standing water anywhere — on toys left out on the lawn, plates under your flowerpots or garbage in an open can.
She’s been honored before by her fellow Village Gardeners with the Golden Broom Award for zealously tending to those flowerpots outside, and this year, the city of Saratoga honored her as Businessperson of the Year.
The lawn is immaculately manicured, the yellow-stucco front entrance nearly hidden by flowerpots.
My previous musing: Plastic flowerpots and the mighty alphabet of the universe Also, Wired Science has a nice interview today with Hans Fricke, a man who has spent more time with Coelacanths than anyone else.
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FLOWERPOT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of flowerpot for English Language Learners
: a container (such as a clay or plastic pot) in which plants are grown
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