terra-cotta

[ter-uh-kot-uh]
adjective
made of or having the color of terra cotta.

Origin:
1865–70

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terracotta (ˌtɛrəˈkɒtə)
 
n
1.  a hard unglazed brownish-red earthenware, or the clay from which it is made
2.  something made of terracotta, such as a sculpture
3.  a strong reddish-brown to brownish-orange colour
 
adj
4.  made of terracotta: a terracotta urn
5.  of the colour terracotta: a terracotta carpet
 
[C18: from Italian, literally: baked earth]

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terra-cotta
1722, from It. terra cotta, lit. "cooked earth," from terra "earth" (see terrain) + cotta "baked," from L. cocta, fem. pp. of coquere (see cook (n.)). As a color name for brownish-red, attested from 1882.
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Example sentences
Tiny farms with gray terracotta roofs sat between neat square rows of rice and
  organized gardens.
You'll find everything from a flexible rubber ice tray to a sleek sleeper sofa,
  both available in a warm shade of terracotta.
The collection includes engraved terracotta pots, small bronze statues and
  religious objects.
His practice was to model a sculpture in clay, which was fired to make a
  terracotta.
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