stoneware

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Stoneware pottery with a celadon glaze, from the Ming Dynasty. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.

Etymology[edit]

stone +‎ -ware

Noun[edit]

stoneware (plural stonewares)

  1. A type of pottery that is fired at a high temperature and is dense, opaque and nonporous.

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References[edit]

  • “stoneware” in the Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, 1974 edition.