rakuware

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Japanese 楽焼, raku-yaki.

Noun[edit]

rakuware (uncountable)

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  1. A form of Japanese pottery traditionally used in the tea ceremony, characterized by hand-moulding of the clay (as opposed to turning it on a potter's wheel), low firing temperatures, and the removal of pieces from the kiln while still glowing hot.