Definitions for cauldronˈkɔl drən

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

caul•dronˈkɔl drən(n.)

or cal•dron

  1. a large kettle or boiler.

Origin of cauldron:

1250–1300; ME cauderon < AF < LL caldāria, n. use of fem. of L caldārius of warming, der. of calidus warm, calēre to be warm

Princeton's WordNet

  1. caldron, cauldron(noun)

    a very large pot that is used for boiling


  1. cauldron(Noun)

    A large bowl-shaped pot used for boiling over an open flame.

  2. Origin: from caudron ( chaudron), itself from calidarium, from calidus.


  1. Cauldron

    A cauldron is a large metal pot for cooking and/or boiling over an open fire, with a large mouth and frequently with an arc-shaped hanger.

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a large deep pot (used especially by witches) for boiling things in.

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