gallipot

noun
gal·​li·​pot | \ ˈga-li-ˌpät How to pronounce gallipot (audio) \

Definition of gallipot

1 : a small usually ceramic vessel
2 archaic : druggist

First Known Use of gallipot

15th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for gallipot

Middle English galy pot, perhaps from galey, galy galley + pott pot entry 1

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The first known use of gallipot was in the 15th century

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“Gallipot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/gallipot. Accessed 15 Jun. 2021.

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gallipot

noun
gal·​li·​pot | \ ˈgal-ə-ˌpät How to pronounce gallipot (audio) \

Medical Definition of gallipot

: a small usually ceramic vessel with a small mouth especially : one used by apothecaries to hold medicines

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