stock·pot | \ˈstäk-ˌpät \

Definition of stockpot 

1 : a pot in which soup stock is prepared

2 : an abundant supply : repository

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In a medium stockpot over medium-high heat, melt 8 tablespoons of the butter. San Antonio Express-News, "Recipe: Shrimp Bisque," 5 June 2018 Elegant and decaled with mussel, crab, and lobster designs, theses stockpots are a neat combination of function and whimsy. Karen Campbell,, "Le Crueset’s steel pots perfect for your next seafood boil," 14 May 2018 Irie Zulu’s Summertime Drink Makes about 3 quarts 10 cups water 2 cups dried hibiscus flowers 1 pineapple 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger 1 cup sugar, or to taste Bring the water to a full, rolling boil in a stockpot. Carol Deptolla, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Hibiscus is the flower that's good enough to drink (and eat)," 24 Apr. 2018 The French brand’s newest collection is a 7-piece set that includes a 10-inch frying pan, 2-quart sauce pan, 3-quart sauté pan, and a 7-quart stockpot. Melissa Minton, Bon Appetit, "Le Creuset to Release New 7-Piece Stainless Steel Collection," 15 Mar. 2018 Put 1 tablespoon of olive oil in a medium stockpot over medium heat. Ellise Pierce, star-telegram, "Disguise the greens to beat boring salads this summer," 31 May 2018 Given New England’s obsession with seafood, these new heavy-gauge stockpots from Le Creuset should be just the ticket for a seafood boil this season. Karen Campbell,, "Le Crueset’s steel pots perfect for your next seafood boil," 14 May 2018 Meanwhile, boil 5 cups vegetable stock in a large stockpot. Lucy Saunders, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "Cooking 101: New Marquette classes aim to raise students' kitchen GPA," 27 Apr. 2018 Bring a large stockpot filled with water and remaining 1 tablespoon salt to boil over high heat. Claire Perez,, "Ben’s secret to great matzo ball soup," 6 Apr. 2018

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1835, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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English Language Learners Definition of stockpot

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

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