agateware

[ ag-it-wair ]
/ ˈæg ɪtˌwɛər /

noun

steel or iron household ware enameled in an agatelike pattern.
pottery variegated to resemble agate.

QUIZZES

TAKE THIS QUIZ TO SEE WHAT YOU KNOW ABOUT 2ND-3RD GRADE VOCAB FROM BOOKS!

Are you learning new vocabulary? Or do you just have an interest in words? Either way, this quiz is for you.
Question 1 of 10
orchard

Origin of agateware

First recorded in 1855–60; agate + ware1

Words nearby agateware

Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for agateware

  • Weimer dumped ham and onions into an agateware basin, and set it on the table.

British Dictionary definitions for agateware

agateware
/ (ˈæɡɪtˌwɛə) /

noun

ceramic ware made to resemble agate or marble
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012