Definition of saucepan in English:

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saucepan

Pronunciation: /ˈsɔːspən/

noun

A deep cooking pan, typically round, made of metal, and with one long handle and a lid.
Example sentences
  • Remove plastic and wooden handles from frying pans and saucepans.
  • Pots, saucepans, and other cooking implements were mostly cast from bronze.
  • Strain the cooking juices into a saucepan and boil to reduce by half.
Synonyms
cooking utensil, pan, pot, casserole, skillet, stockpot, stewpot;
North American trademark Crockpot
Provençal tian;
South African  potjie

Derivatives

saucepanful

noun (plural saucepanfuls)
Example sentences
  • I can't end without mentioning the yoghurt - a wonderful fresh saucepanful, made every morning, to which we helped ourselves and then topped perhaps with wild strawberry jam or another variety of honey.

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