chinaware

[ chahy-nuh-wair ]
/ ˈtʃaɪ nəˌwɛər /

noun

dishes, ornaments, etc., made of china.

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Origin of chinaware

1625–35; china + ware1; replacing Cheney ware, probably < Hindi < Persian chīnī Chinese
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British Dictionary definitions for chinaware

chinaware
/ (ˈtʃaɪnəˌwɛə) /

noun

articles made of china, esp those made for domestic use
(modifier) made of china
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