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earthenware

[ur-thuh n-wair] /ˈɜr θənˌwɛər/
noun
1.
pottery of baked or hardened clay, especially any of the coarse, opaque varieties.
2.
clay for making such pottery.
Origin
1640-1650
1640-50; earthen + ware1
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British Dictionary definitions for earthen ware

earthenware

/ˈɜːθənˌwɛə/
noun
1.
  1. vessels, etc, made of baked clay
  2. (as adjective): an earthenware pot
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Word Origin and History for earthen ware

earthenware

n.

1670s, from earthen + ware.

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