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[poh-teesh; French paw-teesh] /poʊˈtiʃ; French pɔˈtiʃ/
noun, plural potiches
[poh-tee-shiz; French paw-teesh] /poʊˈti ʃɪz; French pɔˈtiʃ/ (Show IPA)
a vase or jar, as of porcelain, with a rounded or polygonal body narrowing at the top.
Origin of potiche
1890-95; < French; akin to pot1 Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for potiche


noun (pl) -tiches (-ˈtiːʃɪz; -ˈtiːʃ)
a tall vase or jar, as of porcelain, with a round or polygonal body that narrows towards the neck and a detached lid or cover
Word Origin
French, from pot pot; compare pottage
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