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Definition of cauldron noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cauldron

 noun
(also US English caldron) noun
BrE BrE//ˈkɔːldrən//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkɔːldrən//
 
 
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a large deep pot for boiling liquids or cooking food over a fire a witch’s cauldron (figurative) The stadium was a seething cauldron of emotion. Word Origin Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French caudron, based on Latin caldarium, calidarium ‘cooking-pot’, from calidus ‘hot’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: cauldron