Other Word Forms of Cauldron
Origin of Cauldron
Middle English alteration of cauderon from Norman French diminutive of caudiere cooking pot from Late Latin caldāria from feminine of Latin caldārius suitable for warming from calidus warm kelə-1 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Middle English, from Old Northern French caudron (Old French chaudron), itself from a derivative of Latin calidārium, caldārium from calidus (“hot”).
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