paintpot

noun

Definition of paintpot

1 : a receptacle (as a pot, pail, bucket) for holding paint
2 usually paint pot : an orifice in the earth (as in the vicinity of a volcano, geyser, hot spring) usually marked by a protruding conical mud rim and containing a liquid mass of thin mud usually agitated with hot vapors or gases and often vividly colored through chemical reaction induced by heat

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“Paintpot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/paintpot. Accessed 15 Aug. 2022.

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