potlood

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Etymology[edit]

From pot (pot) +‎ lood (lead). Originally it was a name for lead ore, used for glazing pots, although modern pencils don't contain lead anymore.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

potlood n (plural potloden, diminutive potloodje n)

  1. pencil