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potter

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noun pot·ter \ ˈpä-tər \

Definition of potter

:one that makes pottery

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First Known Use of potter

before 12th century


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potter

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Definition of potter

intransitive verb

potterer

play \ˈpä-tər-ər\ noun

potteringly

play \ˈpä-tə-riŋ-lē\ adverb

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Origin and Etymology of potter

probably frequentative of English dialect pote to poke


Potter

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biographical name Pot·ter \ ˈpä-tər \

Definition of Potter

Beatrix 1866–1943 British writer and illustrator

Potter

biographical name

Definition of Potter

Paul or Paulus 1625–1654 Dutch painter


POTTER Defined for English Language Learners

potter

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Definition of potter for English Language Learners

  • : a person who makes pots, bowls, plates, etc., out of clay : a person who makes pottery by hand


POTTER Defined for Kids

potter

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noun pot·ter \ ˈpä-tər \

Definition of potter for Students

:a person who makes pottery


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