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maiolica

[muh-yol-i-kuh] /məˈyɒl ɪ kə/
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maiolica

/məˈjɒlɪkə/
noun
1.
a variant of majolica

majolica

/məˈdʒɒlɪkə; məˈjɒl-/
noun
1.
a type of porous pottery glazed with bright metallic oxides that was originally imported into Italy via Majorca and was extensively made in Italy during the Renaissance
Word Origin
C16: from Italian, from Late Latin Mājorica Majorca
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