gallipot

gallipot

1 [gal-uh-pot]
noun
a small glazed pot used by apothecaries for medicines, confections, or the like.

Origin:
1425–75; late Middle English galy pott. See galley, pot1

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gallipot

2 [gal-uh-pot]
noun
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galipot or gallipot (ˈɡælɪˌpɒt)
 
n
a resin obtained from several species of pine, esp from the S European Pinus pinaster
 
[C18: from French, of unknown origin]
 
gallipot or gallipot
 
n
 
[C18: from French, of unknown origin]

gallipot1 (ˈɡælɪˌpɒt)
 
n
a small earthenware pot used by pharmacists as a container for ointments, etc
 
[C16: probably from galley + pot1; so called because imported in galleys]

gallipot2 (ˈɡælɪˌpɒt)
 
n
a variant spelling of galipot

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