bucchero

[ boo-kuh-roh, book-uh- ]
/ ˈbu kəˌroʊ, ˈbʊk ə- /

noun, plural buc·che·ros.

an Etruscan black ceramic ware, often ornamented with incised geometrical patterns or figures carved in relief.

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Origin of bucchero

1885–90; <Italian <Spanish búcaro<Portuguese: clay vessel, earlier púcaro<Mozarabic <Latin pōculum goblet. See potion, -cule2
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Example sentences from the Web for bucchero

  • Not only the forms, but even the shining texture of the Grecian bronze, is here copied in bucchero.

    The Story of Perugia|Margaret Symonds