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pâte tendre

[French paht tahn-druh] /French pɑt ˈtɑ̃ drə/
noun
Origin of pâte tendre
1860-1865
Borrowed into English from French around 1860-65
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  • The glaze is alkaline, and is similar in its general character to that used on pate tendre porcelain.

    The Ceramic Art Jennie J. Young
  • A complete toilet-set of pate tendre is turquoise blue of great richness and transparent depth.

    The Ceramic Art Jennie J. Young
  • The most highly artistic pieces are in pate tendre, or artificial paste.

    The Ceramic Art Jennie J. Young

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