graniteware

[gran-it-wair]
noun
1.
a kind of ironware with a gray, stonelike enamel.
2.
pottery with a speckled appearance like that of granite.
3.
a semivitreous white pottery somewhat harder than earthenware.

Origin:
1890–95; granite + ware1

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graniteware (ˈɡrænɪtˌwɛə)
 
n
1.  iron vessels coated with enamel of a granite-like appearance
2.  a type of very durable white semivitreous pottery
3.  a type of pottery with a speckled glaze

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It was called graniteware because the basic material used is ground granite.
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