earthenware

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English[edit]

Earthenware pottery

Etymology[edit]

earthen +‎ ware, first recorded appearance in 1673[1].

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Noun[edit]

earthenware (countable and uncountable, plural earthenwares)

  1. (ceramics, often attributive) An opaque, semi-porous ceramic made from clay and other compounds.
    Coordinate term: stoneware
    earthenware bowl

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Chambers Dictionary of Etymology, Robert K. Barnhart (ed.), Chambers, 1988
  2. ^ earthenware” in Lexico, Dictionary.com; Oxford University Press.

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