stock·​pot | \ ˈstäk-ˌpät How to pronounce stockpot (audio) \

Definition of stockpot

1 : a pot in which soup stock is prepared
2 : an abundant supply : repository

Examples of stockpot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In a small stockpot, warm the vinegar over medium-high heat. Beth Segal, cleveland, 6 Aug. 2021 In a small stockpot, warm the vinegar over medium-high heat. Janelle Bitker, San Francisco Chronicle, 8 July 2021 With two saucepans, two frying pans, a stockpot, and a sauté pan this non stick cookware set offers all of the basics for simmering, searing, browning and sautéing. Mark Heim |, al, 2 July 2021 This set is easy to use, sears meat perfectly and includes two saucepans, an 8-quart stockpot, a medium-sized 3.5-quart sauté pan, two skillets and a steamer insert. Madison Trapkin, USA TODAY, 21 June 2021 Our reviewers tested every component of this 12-piece set, from the medium-sized sauté pan, which seared chicken thighs to perfection, to the large stockpot, which was great for churning out stews, soups, pastas and more for the entire family. Arielle Tschinkel, USA TODAY, 18 Mar. 2021 Bring 1 gallon water to a rolling boil in a large stockpot. Tribune News Service, cleveland, 3 June 2021 In a large stockpot or Dutch oven over medium-high heat, heat 2 tablespoons of the oil until shimmering. Washington Post, 21 Mar. 2021 The mussels with shallots and garlic go into a stockpot with wine, lemon, and thyme., 4 May 2021

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First Known Use of stockpot

1835, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of stockpot was in 1835

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“Stockpot.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Sep. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of stockpot

: a large pot for making stock, soups, stews, etc.

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