barbotine

[bahr-buh-teen]
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noun

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

Nearby words

  1. barbituric acid,
  2. barbiturism,
  3. barbizon school,
  4. barbless,
  5. barbotage,
  6. barbour,
  7. barbour jacket,
  8. barbu,
  9. barbuda,
  10. barbudo

Origin of barbotine

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

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