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stockpot Syllabification: stock·pot
Pronunciation: /ˈstäkˌpät/

Definition of stockpot in English:


A pot in which stock for soup is prepared by long, slow cooking.
Example sentences
  • Add the vegetable to the stockpot and deglaze with the remaining wine, cover with extra water if necessary and a bunch of thyme.
  • If you like making a lot of stews and soups, invest in a good Dutch oven or stockpot.
  • Pour chicken broth into a large pot, Dutch oven, or stockpot.

Words that rhyme with stockpot

chimney pot • nightspot

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