watering pot

wa·ter·ing pot
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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter-ing, wot-er- pot]
    • /ˈwɔ tər ɪŋ, ˈwɒt ər- pɒt/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [waw-ter-ing, wot-er- pot]
    • /ˈwɔ tər ɪŋ, ˈwɒt ər- pɒt/

Definitions of watering pot words

  • noun watering pot a container for water, typically of metal or plastic and having a spout with a perforated nozzle, for watering or sprinkling plants, flowers, etc. 1
  • noun watering pot a container, esp. a can with a spout having a perforated nozzle, for watering plants, etc. 0
  • noun watering pot Synonym of watering can. 0

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Origin of watering pot

First appearance:

before 1685
One of the 48% oldest English words
First recorded in 1685-95

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Parts of speech for Watering pot


watering pot popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 39% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 57% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

watering pot usage trend in Literature

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