vessel used for steeping tea leaves
A teapot is a container used to mix tea leaves with boiling water to make tea. Usually the tea leaves are in a tea bag when the tea leaves are put into the water. The tea can be poured from the teapot into cups.
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- A history of teapots Archived 2007-02-02 at the Wayback Machine
- Sparta Teapot Museum USA Archived 2007-02-20 at the Wayback Machine
- A brief history of teapots from Stoke-on-Trent Museums Archived 2007-11-20 at the Wayback Machine