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figuline

adjective
  1. of or resembling clay
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noun
  1. an article made of clay
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Word Origin for figuline

C17: from Latin figulīnus of a potter, from figulus a potter, from fingere to mould
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Historical Examples of figuline

  • Figuline, fig′ū-lin, adj. such as is made by the potter, fictile.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 2 of 4: E-M)

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