earthenware

[ur-thuh n-wair]
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Origin of earthenware

First recorded in 1640–50; earthen + ware1
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Related Words for earthenware

ceramics, stoneware, pottery

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British Dictionary definitions for earthenware

earthenware

noun
    1. vessels, etc, made of baked clay
    2. (as adjective)an earthenware pot
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Word Origin and History for earthenware
n.

1670s, from earthen + ware.

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