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earthen

[ ur-thuhn ]
/ ˈɜr θən /
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adjective
composed of earth.
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Origin of earthen

1175–1225; Middle English erthen,Old English eorthen.See earth, -en2
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British Dictionary definitions for earthen

earthen
/ (ˈɜːθən) /

adjective (prenominal)
made of baked clayan earthen pot
made of earth
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