flow|er|pot


flow|er|pot
flow|er|pot «FLOW uhr POT», noun.
1. a pot to hold soil for a plant to grow in.
2. a form of fireworks: »

The kind of fireworks that we call a flowerpot throws colored balls into the air (Ralph Ingersoll).


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