Definition of Flowerpot

1. Noun. A container in which plants are cultivated.

Exact synonyms: Pot
Generic synonyms: Container
Specialized synonyms: Planter
Derivative terms: Pot



Definition of Flowerpot

1. n. A vessel, commonly or earthenware, for earth in which plants are grown.

Definition of Flowerpot

1. Noun. A container in which plants are grown. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Flowerpot

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Flowerpot

1. A vessel, commonly or earthenware, for earth in which plants are grown. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Flowerpot

flowering raspberry
flowering shrub
flowering spurge
flowering stone
flowering tobacco
flowering tree
flowering wintergreen
flowerings
flowerless
flowerlessness
flowerlike
flowerpecker
flowerpeckers
flowerpetal
flowerpetals
flowerpot (current term)
flowerpots
flowers
flowers-of-an-hour
flowers of antimony
flowers of benzoin
flowers of sulfur
flowers of sulphur
flowers of wine
flowers of zinc
flowery
floweth
flowfield
flowfields
flowier

Literary usage of Flowerpot

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1. The Jones Readers by Grades by Lewis Henry Jones (1904)
"Suddenly a beautiful delf blue- and-white flowerpot, which had been set on the ... cried my mother, who was at work in the porch; " my poor flowerpot, ..."

2. Oil and Gas in the Mid-continent Fields by Luther Crocker Snider (1920)
"Cedar Hills sandstone, hard, bright red, fine-grained sandstone, 50 to 60 feet. d. flowerpot shale, variegated shales, mostly red, gypsiferous, 100 feet. ..."

3. Great Lakes Pilot...1921 by United States Hydrographic Office (1921)
"Middle Island, small and round, lies between flowerpot Island and ... flowerpot Island derives its name from two remarkable isolated rocks 250 yards apart, ..."

4. Brooks's Readers by Stratton Duluth Brooks (1907)
"Joshua, with a glance of sorrow at the coffin, said, " Your money box, Dan! " " I wish I could have buried it in a flowerpot, Jo," replied Dan, ..."

5. Oral and Written English by Milton Chase Potter, Harry Jewett Jeschke, Harry Orrin Gillet (1921)
"Suddenly a beautiful delft blue-and-white flowerpot, which had been set on the ... cried my mother who was at work on the porch, " my poor flowerpot that I ..."

6. Sixth Reader by James Baldwin, Ida Catherine Bender (1911)
"Joshua ran out of Dan's room, and soon returned with a flowerpot, ... A few tears fell from Dan's eyes into the flowerpot as he looked for the last time ..."

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