a large kettle or boiler.
a large pot used for boiling, esp one with handles
c.1300, caudron, from Anglo-French caudrun, Old North French cauderon (Old French chauderon “cauldron, kettle”), from augmentative of Late Latin caldaria “cooking pot” (source of Spanish calderon, Italian calderone), from Latin calidarium “hot bath,” from calidus “warm, hot” (see calorie). The -l- was inserted 15c. in imitation of Latin.
having an obvious stem rising above the ground. Historical Examples adjective having a stem clearly visible above the ground
noun Patrick (Joseph). 1936–2005, British painter and printmaker Contemporary Examples Historical Examples
noun (botany) a small stalk or stem Historical Examples
the production of flowers and fruits directly from the branches or trunks of woody or tropical plants. Historical Examples noun (botany) the production of flowers on the trunk, branches, etc, of a woody plant, as opposed to the ends of the twigs