saucepan

noun
sauce·pan | \ ˈsȯs-ˌpan , especially British -pən \

Definition of saucepan 

: a small deep cooking pan with a handle

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While quinoa simmers, cook pasta in a large saucepan according to package directions, drain and set aside but reserve pasta water. Jennifer Rude Klett, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Table for 1: For solo diners, cooking at home offers many perks," 12 July 2018 Heat remaining 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large heavy saucepan over low heat. Linda Gassenheimer, charlotteobserver, "Clams and spaghettini make an easy dinner for 2," 6 July 2018 In a large saucepan over medium-high heat, bring the water, sugar, rhubarb and ginger to a boil, stirring enough to ensure the sugar dissolves. Maya Wilson, Anchorage Daily News, "Rhubarb meets gin in a rose-colored, refreshing summer cocktail," 5 July 2018 In a large saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons unsalted butter over medium heat. Jennifer Mcclellan, ajc, "6 colorful Fourth of July recipes to make your party sparkle," 4 July 2018 In a large saucepan, melt 3 tablespoons unsalted butter over medium heat. Jennifer Mcclellan, USA TODAY, "6 colorful July 4th recipes to make your party sparkle," 3 July 2018 In a large saucepan, cover the whole potatoes with cold water and add a generous pinch of salt. Karoline Boehm Goodnick, BostonGlobe.com, "Recipe: On the Fourth, salmon with herb oil and smashed whole potatoes are on the grill," 2 July 2018 Paradise Fruit Tea Time: 20 minutes | Serves: 5 Ingredients Directions: Combine juice and cinnamon in large saucepan. Good Housekeeping, "What to Make for Girls' Night In (When You've Got Zero Time to Plan)," 15 June 2018 In a large saucepan, combine strawberries, sugar, and 2 cups water. Amanda Garrity, Woman's Day, "Strawberry Tamales," 11 June 2018

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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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saucepan

noun

English Language Learners Definition of saucepan

: a deep, round cooking pan with a handle

saucepan

noun
sauce·pan | \ ˈsȯs-ˌpan \

Kids Definition of saucepan

: a small deep cooking pan with a handle

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