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One entry found for cauldron.
Main Entry: caul·dron
Variant(s): also cal·dron /primarystresskodotl-drschwan/
Function: noun
Etymology: Middle English caldron, cauldron "cauldron," from earlier cauderon (same meaning), derived from an early French dialect word caudiere "basin," derived from Latin calidus "warm," from calemacronre "to be hot"--related to CALORIE, NONCHALANT
1 : a large kettle
2 : something resembling a boiling cauldron in intensity or degree of agitation <a cauldron of intense emotion>

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