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Earthenware pottery

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

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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ReferencesEdit

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

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