- a thin clay paste for making ceramic decorations in low relief.
Origin of barbotine
1860–65; < French, equivalent to barbot(er) to dabble, splash about (of a duck, etc.) + -ine -ine2
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Historical Examples of barbotine
Underglaze or Barbotine colours should be used, and they should be put on in thin washes.