chinaware

[ chahy-nuh-wair ]
/ ˈtʃaɪ nəˌwɛər /

noun

dishes, ornaments, etc., made of china.

Nearby words

  1. chinaman's chance,
  2. chinampa,
  3. chinan,
  4. chinandega,
  5. chinatown,
  6. chinbeak,
  7. chinbone,
  8. chincapin,
  9. chinch,
  10. chinch bug

Origin of chinaware

1625–35; china + ware1; replacing Cheney ware, probably < Hindi < Persian chīnī Chinese

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British Dictionary definitions for chinawares

chinaware

/ (ˈtʃaɪnəˌwɛə) /

noun

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