a metal container of moderate depth, usually having a long handle and sometimes a cover, for stewing, boiling, etc.

1680–90; sauce + pan1 Unabridged
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saucepan (ˈsɔːspən)
a metal or enamel pan with a long handle and often a lid, used for cooking food

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Example sentences
Combine the garlic and oil in a heavy-bottomed saucepan.
Alternatively, use a metal bowl placed in a saucepan filled with water.
By the evening, he had made a pretty little saucepan.
Put one piece in saucepan with yolks of eggs slightly beaten and mixed with
  water and lemon juice.
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