/ (ˈfɪɡjʊˌlaɪn) rare /
of or resembling clay
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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Example sentences from the Web for figuline
Figuline, fig′ū-lin, adj. such as is made by the potter, fictile.