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[stok-pot] /ˈstɒkˌpɒt/
a pot in which stock for soup, sauces, etc., is made and kept.
Origin of stockpot
1850-55; stock + pot1 Unabridged
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Examples from the web for stockpot
  • Combine milk and buttermilk in a large, heavy stockpot.
  • In a kitchen sink the elongated square stem facilitates the filling of a stockpot.
  • Bring the water, butter, and salt to a boil in a stockpot.
  • In a large stockpot over medium-high heat, add chicken stock and potatoes, and bring to a boil.
  • Heat milk in stockpot to a simmer, then slowly add milk to the flour mixture, stirring continuously.
  • Spray large stockpot with cooking spray or coat bottom with olive oil.
British Dictionary definitions for stockpot


(mainly Brit) a pot in which stock for soup, etc, is made or kept
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