noundialect Scottish, British
A hole from which peats have been cut, especially one in which water has collected.
Late 15th century; earliest use found in Andrew of Wyntoun (c1350–c1422), prior of St Serf's, Lochleven, and historian. From peat + pot.
A plant pot made of dried peat, used especially for growing seedlings, cuttings, etc., so that they may be planted out without being removed from the pot.
1940s; earliest use found in The Times. From peat + pot.