potstone

noun
pot·​stone | \ ˈpät-ˌstōn How to pronounce potstone (audio) \

Definition of potstone

: a more or less impure steatite used especially in prehistoric times to make cooking vessels

First Known Use of potstone

1741, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More About potstone

Time Traveler for potstone

Time Traveler

The first known use of potstone was in 1741

See more words from the same year

Dictionary Entries Near potstone

pot still

potstone

potsy

See More Nearby Entries 

Statistics for potstone

Cite this Entry

“Potstone.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/potstone. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Difficult Spelling Words Quiz

  • alphabet pasta spelling help
  • Which is the correct spelling?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!