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From earthen + -ware, first recorded appearance in 1673.
earthenware (countable and uncountable, plural earthenwares)
- (ceramics, often attributive) An opaque, semi-porous ceramic made from clay and other compounds.
- Coordinate term: stoneware
- earthenware bowl
- ^ Chambers Dictionary of Etymology, Robert K. Barnhart (ed.), Chambers, 1988
- ^ “earthenware”, in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press, 2019–2022.
- earthenware on Wikipedia.Wikipedia