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saucepan

[saws-pan] /ˈsɔsˌpæn/
noun
1.
a metal container of moderate depth, usually having a long handle and sometimes a cover, for stewing, boiling, etc.
Origin of saucepan
1680-1690
1680-90; sauce + pan1
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saucepan

/ˈsɔːspən/
noun
1.
a metal or enamel pan with a long handle and often a lid, used for cooking food
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Word Origin and History for saucepan
n.

1680s, from sauce (n.) + pan (n.). Originally a pan for cooking sauces.

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