[ ar-uh-tahyn, -teen ]
/ ˈær əˌtaɪn, -ˌtin /
a red-glazed terracotta pottery produced in Tuscany from 100 b.c. to a.d. 100 and widely traded.
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Also called terra sigillata.
Origin of Arretine ware
1775–85; < Latin Arrētīnus, derivative of Arrētium (modern Arezzo), a town in Tuscany where such pottery was made; see -ine1
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British Dictionary definitions for arretine ware
another term for Samian ware (def. 2)
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