saucepan

noun
sauce·​pan | \ ˈsȯs-ˌpan How to pronounce saucepan (audio) , especially British -pən \

Definition of saucepan

: a small deep cooking pan with a handle

Examples of saucepan in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web For the mashed potatoes, put potatoes and half of the garlic into a large saucepan; cover with cold, salted water. Jeanmarie Brownson, chicagotribune.com, "Shepherd’s pie packed with earthy flavor for Halloween," 16 Oct. 2020 Combine cranberry puree, cinnamon stick, lemon peel, 2 tablespoons lemon juice, and 1/2 cup sugar in a medium saucepan. Torie Cox, Country Living, "Cranberry Pâte de Fruit," 14 Oct. 2020 In medium saucepan, combine cranberries, figs, honey, rosemary and ½ cup water. Bring mixture to a boil. Taylor Murray, Good Housekeeping, "Fig and Rosemary Cranberry Sauce," 13 Oct. 2020 To prepare sauce: In a medium saucepan over medium heat, combine butter and flour and whisk constantly as butter melts and blends with flour. Star Tribune, "Recipes: No-Can Tater Tot Hot Dish, Sort-of Jan Doerr's Shrimp and Carrot Salad," 9 Oct. 2020 Drain off the juices from the baking sheet into a saucepan and skim off most of the fat. Paul Stephen, ExpressNews.com, "Recipe: Citrus- and Herb-Roasted Chicken," 7 Oct. 2020 In medium saucepan, combine cranberries, apple, sugars, orange zest and juice, and cloves. Kate Merker, Woman's Day, "Apple-Orange Cranberry Sauce," 7 Oct. 2020 In a medium saucepan over medium heat, heat 1 tablespoon of the oil until shimmering. Washington Post, "These over-the-top shrimp tacos are extra-saucy and extra-cheesy," 6 Oct. 2020 In a medium saucepan, bring 3½ cups (830 ml) water to a boil over high heat. Marian Bull, WSJ, "The Best Ribs Are Michelada Ribs," 24 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of saucepan

1686, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of saucepan was in 1686

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22 Oct 2020

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“Saucepan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/saucepan. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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More Definitions for saucepan

saucepan

noun
How to pronounce saucepan (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of saucepan

: a deep, round cooking pan with a handle

saucepan

noun
sauce·​pan | \ ˈsȯs-ˌpan How to pronounce saucepan (audio) \

Kids Definition of saucepan

: a small deep cooking pan with a handle

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