a container in which to grow and display plants.

1590–1600; flower + pot1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To flowerpot
World English Dictionary
flowerpot (ˈflaʊəˌpɒt)
a pot in which plants are grown

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Example sentences
No sooner had she lifted her hand out of the flowerpot than a bird landed on
  the stone balustrade that overlooked the garden.
Turn the saucer right side up and center it on top of the flowerpot.
In the flower robot, the platform sits inside the blue wooden flowerpot.
The officers recovered a stolen-loaded firearm in a flowerpot next to where the
  three individuals were standing.
Related Words
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature