gallipot

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noun gal·li·pot \ˈga-li-ˌpät\

Definition of gallipot

  1. 1 :  a small usually ceramic vessel

  2. 2 archaic :  druggist

Origin and Etymology of gallipot

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


First Known Use: 15th century


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gallipot

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noun gal·li·pot \ˈgal-ə-ˌpät\

Medical Definition of gallipot

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

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