Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. An ornamental container for a flowerpot.

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  • n. An ornamental container for a flowerpot.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An ornamental casing for a flowerpot, of porcelain, metal, paper, etc.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. An ornamental pot or covering for concealing a common flower-pot containing plants kept in an apartment.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

French : cacher, to hide; see cache + pot, pot (from Old French, from Vulgar Latin *pottus).

Examples

  • Another option is double-potting in which the plastic pot is slipped inside a second, slightly larger and prettier pot called a cachepot (from the French word for hidden pot).

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  • I'm resuscitating my beloved tin cachepot from the '80s and working it with some loose jasmine.

    The Soul Man of Interiors

  • Amaryllis White Flower Farm A lovely twist on a Christmas classic, this Dancing Queen variety blooms in just a few weeks; $26 in a wicker basket or $49 in a copper cachepot at whiteflowerfarm. com.5.

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  • It took some effort, but I did not pressure Lilly to tell me what was wrong; instead I waited patiently, focusing on the china cachepot on the coffee table.

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  • The official gift for President Stephanopolous from President Clinton is a hand-crafted sterling silver cachepot that features an etched border design inspired by a cornice found in the East Room of the White House and an etched floral design taken from the fireplaces in the Green and Red Rooms of the White House.

    State Dinner In Honor Of President Stephanopoulos

  • If you have very small flowerpots to put in the cachepot, cut only 3 inches from the bottom.

    Playing Together

  • • Make Tie-Dye Flowers and plant them in your cachepot.

    Playing Together

  • The official gift for His Majesty Hassan II King of Morocco is a hand-crafted sterling silver cachepot that features an etched border design inspired by a cornice found in the East Room of the White House and etched floral design taken from fireplaces in the Green and Red Rooms of the White House.

    White House State Dinner Honors King Hassan Ii

  • You can also set the store-bought container (minus the wrapper) directly in a nondraining container, called a cachepot.

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  • It also can be used as a cachepot for flowering annuals.

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