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barbotine

[bahr-buh-teen] /ˈbɑr bəˌtin/
noun
1.
a thin clay paste for making ceramic decorations in low relief.
Origin
1860-1865
1860-65; < French, equivalent to barbot(er) to dabble, splash about (of a duck, etc.) + -ine -ine2
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