paintpot

noun

Definition of paintpot

  1. 1 :  a receptacle (as a pot, pail, bucket) for holding paint

  2. 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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