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chinaware

[chahy-nuh-wair]
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noun
  1. 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 chinawares

chinaware

noun
  1. articles made of china, esp those made for domestic use
  2. (modifier) made of china
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