potiche

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French

Noun[edit]

potiche (plural potiches)

  1. (ceramics) A vase with a separate cover, the body usually rounded or polygonal in plan with nearly vertical sides, a neck of smaller size, and a rounded shoulder.

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From pot +‎ -iche

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

potiche f (plural potiches)

  1. porcelain vase
  2. figurehead (person); window dressing

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