bucchero

[ boo-kuh-roh, boo k-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.

Origin of bucchero

1885–90; < Italian < Spanish búcaro < Portuguese: clay vessel, earlier púcaro < Mozarabic < Latin pōculum goblet. See potion, -cule2
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Examples 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