lavalike

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Etymology[edit]

lava +‎ -like

Adjective[edit]

lavalike (comparative more lavalike, superlative most lavalike)

  1. Resembling lava in one or more characteristics, such as heat or viscosity
    • 2009 January 15, Carol Vogel, “Major Gift of Art Pottery to Adorn Met’s Restyled American Wing”:
      He recalled that his early purchase of the white rabbit plate led him to the work of Hugh Cornwall Robertson, the Massachusetts founder of Dedham Pottery, whose heavy drip vases with colorful, lavalike glazes reminded him of the thick paint applied by Abstract Expressionist artists.