Arretine ware

Arretine ware

[ar-uh-tahyn, -teen]
noun
a red-glazed terracotta pottery produced in Tuscany from 100 b.c. to a.d. 100 and widely traded.
Also called terra sigillata.


Origin:
1775–85; < Latin Arrētīnus, derivative of Arrētium (modern Arezzo), a town in Tuscany where such pottery was made; see -ine1

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Arretine ware
 
n
another term for Samian ware

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