barbotine

[ bahr-buh-teen ]
/ ˈbɑr bəˌtin /

noun

a thin clay paste for making ceramic decorations in low relief.

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Origin of barbotine

1860–65; <French, equivalent to barbot(er) to dabble, splash about (of a duck, etc.) + -ine-ine2
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