earthenware

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Earthenware pottery

Etymology[edit]

The first recorded appearance in 1673.[1] Compound of earthen and ware.

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earthenware (countable and uncountable, plural earthenwares)

  1. (ceramics) An opaque, semi-porous ceramic made from clay and other compounds.

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  1. ^ Chambers Dictionary of Etymology, Robert K. Barnhart (ed.), Chambers, 1988