Arretine ware

[ ar-uh-tahyn, -teen ]
/ ˈær əˌtaɪn, -ˌtin /

noun

a red-glazed terracotta pottery produced in Tuscany from 100 b.c. to a.d. 100 and widely traded.

Origin of Arretine ware

1775–85; < Latin Arrētīnus, derivative of Arrētium (modern Arezzo), a town in Tuscany where such pottery was made; see -ine1

Also called terra sigillata.

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British Dictionary definitions for arretine ware

Arretine ware

noun

another term for Samian ware (def. 2)
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