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wa·ter·ing can

(wô′tər-ĭng, wŏt′ər-)
n.
A vessel, usually having a long spout with a perforated nozzle, used to water plants. Also called watering pot.

watering can

n
(Horticulture) a container with a handle and a spout with a perforated nozzle used to sprinkle water over plants

wa′tering can`


n.
a hand-held container for water, typically having a spout with a perforated nozzle, used for watering flowers or plants. Also called wa′tering pot`.
[1685–95]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.watering can - a container with a handle and a spout with a perforated nozzlewatering can - a container with a handle and a spout with a perforated nozzle; used to sprinkle water over plants
container - any object that can be used to hold things (especially a large metal boxlike object of standardized dimensions that can be loaded from one form of transport to another)
handgrip, handle, grip, hold - the appendage to an object that is designed to be held in order to use or move it; "he grabbed the hammer by the handle"; "it was an old briefcase but it still had a good grip"
spout - an opening that allows the passage of liquids or grain
Translations
konevkropicí konev
vandkande
kastelukannu
kanta za zalijevanje
locsolókanna
じょうろ
물뿌리개
škropilnica
vattenkanna
ฝักบัวรดน้ำต้นไม้
bình tưới nước

watering can

nannaffiatoio

watering can

رَشَّاشُ مِياه kropicí konev vandkande Gießkanne ποτιστήρι regadera kastelukannu arrosoir kanta za zalijevanje annaffiatoio じょうろ 물뿌리개 gieter vannkanne konewka regador лейка vattenkanna ฝักบัวรดน้ำต้นไม้ bahçe sulama bidonu bình tưới nước 喷壶
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