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1. pulpit

noun. ['ˈpʊlpɪt'] a platform raised above the surrounding level to give prominence to the person on it.

Synonyms

  • rostrum
  • podium
  • platform
  • ambo
  • stump
  • soapbox

Etymology

  • pulpitum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Pulpit

  • cupit
  • cuppett
  • daspit
  • decrepit
  • kopit
  • lippitt
  • puppet
  • respite
  • tippett
  • tippit
  • tippitt
  • trippett

Example sentences of the word pulpit


1. Noun, singular or mass
Most churches have a large cross inside near the pulpit.

2. jack-in-the-pulpit

noun. common American spring-flowering woodland herb having sheathing leaves and an upright club-shaped spadix with overarching green and purple spathe producing scarlet berries.

Synonyms

  • arum
  • wake-robin
  • Indian turnip
  • Arisaema
  • aroid
  • Arisaema atrorubens
  • genus Arisaema

3. jack-in-the-pulpit

noun. common European arum with lanceolate spathe and short purple spadix; emerges in early spring; source of a starch called arum.

Synonyms

  • genus Arum
  • aroid
  • lords-and-ladies
  • cuckoopint
  • Arum maculatum
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