Definition of milk pan in English:

milk pan

noun

  • 1A large shallow pan in which milk is kept while the cream rises and separates.

  • 2Any bowl or vessel in which milk is stored or served.

  • 3A type of saucepan, with a lip for pouring and with no lid, used for boiling milk.

Origin

Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Thomas Tusser (c1524–1580), writer on agriculture and poet.