as in kettle
a large open container that is usually used for cooking They filled the cauldron with what seemed like an endless amount of clams.

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“Cauldron.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cauldron. Accessed 2 Dec. 2022.

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