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Belleek

[ buh-leek ]
/ bəˈlik /
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noun

a fragile Irish porcelain with a bright luster.

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Also called Belleek ware .

Origin of Belleek

First recorded in 1865–70; after Belleek, town in Northern Ireland where it is made
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Belleek
/ (bəˈliːk) /

noun

trademark
  1. a kind of thin fragile porcelain with a lustrous glaze
  2. (as modifier)a Belleek vase

Word Origin for Belleek

named after Belleek, a town in Northern Ireland where such porcelain is made
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