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earthen

[ur-thuhn]
adjective
1.
composed of earth.

Origin:
1175–1225; Middle English erthen, Old English eorthen. See earth, -en2

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earthen (ˈɜːθən)
 
adj
1.  made of baked clay: an earthen pot
2.  made of earth

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earthen
early 13c., "made of earth;" see earth + -en (see gold). Not attested in O.E. Cognate of O.H.G. irdin, Goth. airþeins. Meaning "made of clay" is attested from late 14c.
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