pottinger

1 of 2

noun (1)

pot·​tin·​ger
ˈpätə̇njə(r)
plural -s
chiefly dialectal

pottinger

2 of 2

noun (2)

"
plural -s
1
archaic : a maker of pottage : cook
2
[influenced in meaning by pottingar] archaic : apothecary

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

Middle English potinger, alteration of poteger, from Anglo-French potageer, from Middle French potager, adjective, of or relating to pottage, from potage pottage

Noun (2)

alteration of Middle English potagere, from Middle French potagier

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“Pottinger.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pottinger. Accessed 26 Nov. 2022.

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