Stoneware pottery with a celadon glaze, from the Ming Dynasty. Smithsonian Institution, Washington D.C.
stone + -ware
stoneware (countable and uncountable, plural stonewares)
- A type of pottery that is fired at a high temperature and is dense, opaque and nonporous.
- “stoneware” in the Webster's New Collegiate Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, 1974 edition.