fictile

fictile

[fik-tl; British fik-tahyl]
adjective
1.
capable of being molded.
2.
made of earth, clay, etc., by a potter.
3.
of or pertaining to pottery.

Origin:
1620–30; < Latin fictilis earthen (literally, moldable), equivalent to fict(us) shaped (past participle of fingere) + -ilis -ile

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fictile (ˈfɪktaɪl)
 
adj
1.  moulded or capable of being moulded from clay; plastic
2.  made of clay by a potter
3.  relating to the craft of pottery
 
[C17: from Latin fictilis that can be moulded, hence, made of clay, from fingere to shape]

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