Definition of pancheon in US English:

pancheon

noun

English Regional
  • A large shallow earthenware bowl or vessel, wider at the top than at the bottom, used especially to stand milk in to let the cream separate.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Philemon Holland (1552–1637), translator. Origin uncertain; perhaps an alteration of pankin, after puncheon.

Pronunciation

pancheon

/ˈpan(t)ʃ(ə)n/