bucchero

bucchero

[boo-kuh-roh, book-uh-]
noun, plural buccheros.
an Etruscan black ceramic ware, often ornamented with incised geometrical patterns or figures carved in relief.

Origin:
1885–90; < Italian < Spanish búcaro < Portuguese: clay vessel, earlier púcaro < Mozarabic < Latin pōculum goblet. See potion, -cule2

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