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earthen

[ur-thuh n] /ˈɜr θən/
adjective
1.
composed of earth.
2.
Origin of earthen
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 earthen
adj.

early 13c., "made of earth;" see earth + -en (2). Not attested in Old English (where eorðen meant "of or in the earth"). Cognate of Old High German irdin, Gothic airþeins. Meaning "made of clay" is attested from late 14c.

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