Definition of Potted

1. Adjective. Of plants; planted or grown in a pot. "Potted geraniums"

Antonyms: Unpotted

2. Adjective. Preserved in a pot or can or jar. "Potted shrimp"
Similar to: Preserved

3. Adjective. (British informal) summarized or abridged. "A potted version of a novel"

Definition of Potted

1. Verb. (past of pot#Verb pot) ¹

2. Adjective. (derogatory informal) Prepared in advance, as though preserved by potting. ¹

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Definition of Potted

1. pot [v] - See also: pot

Lexicographical Neighbors of Potted

potted (current term)
potted shrimp
potter's clay
potter's earth
potter's field
potter's fields
potter's rot
potter's wheel
potter about
potter around
potter bee
potter wasp

Literary usage of Potted

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Foods and Their Adulteration: Origin, Manufacture, and Composition of Food by Harvey Washington Wiley (1917)
"potted meats should always be carefully sterilized and the contents of the ... potted Beef.—potted beef corresponds more closely to the character of the ..."

2. The Cactaceae: Descriptions and Illustrations of Plants of the Cactus Family by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Joseph Nelson Rose (1922)
"potted plant of Ferocactus townsendi- anus 126 134. Plant of Ferocactus acanthodes 130 135. ... potted plant of Echinomastus erecto- centrus 148 155. ..."

3. An Encyclopædia of Domestic Economy by Thomas Webster, William Parkes (1855)
"Any other meat may be potted in a similar way, as ham, veal, game, or poultry of any kind ... It is essential that fish should be potted perfectly fresh, ..."

4. Manual of Plant Diseases by Paul Sorauer, Gustav Lindau, Ludwig Reh, Frances Dorrance (1922)
"SOURING OF potted PLANTS. The souring of potted plants occurs chiefly when loamy or peaty soils are used. If the drainage hole of the flower pot is stopped ..."

5. Modern Cookery, in All Its Branches: Reduced to a System of Easy Practice by Eliza Acton (1858)
"potted CHICKEN, PARTRIDGE, OR PHEASANT. Roast the birds as for table, but let them be thoroughly done, for if the gravy be left in, the meat will not keep ..."

6. The American Rose Annual by American Rose Society (1920)
"potted Roses in Season and Out of Season Compiled by THE EDITOR THOSE who have visited any of the great national flower shows held in the United States in ..."

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