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earthen

[ur-thuh n] /ˈɜr θən/
adjective
1.
composed of earth.
2.
Origin
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English erthen, Old English eorthen. See earth, -en2
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earthen

/ˈɜːθən/
adjective (prenominal)
1.
made of baked clay an earthen pot
2.
made of earth
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Word Origin and History for ear-then
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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