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basaltware

[buh-sawlt-wair, bas-awlt-, bey-sawlt-] /bəˈsɔltˌwɛər, ˈbæs ɔlt-, ˈbeɪ sɔlt-/
noun
1.
a type of unglazed stoneware, usually black with a dull gloss, developed by Josiah Wedgwood.
Also called basaltes
[buh-sawl-teez] /bəˈsɔl tiz/ (Show IPA)
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basaltware

/ˈbæsɔːltˌwɛə; ˈbeɪsɔːlt-/
noun
1.
hard fine-grained black stoneware, made in Europe, esp in England, in the late 18th century
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