lacquerware

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Etymology[edit]

From lacquer +‎ -ware.

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lacquerware (countable and uncountable, plural lacquerwares)

  1. Decorative coated with lacquer.
    • 2002, Colin Jones, The Great Nation, Penguin 2003, p. 356:
      Domestic demand from middling as well as noble audiences for exotic semi-luxury imports such as cotton goods, porcelain and lacquer-ware was strong enough to stimulate moves towards import substitution.