graniteware

[ gran-it-wair ]
/ ˈgræn ɪtˌwɛər /

noun

a kind of ironware with a gray, stonelike enamel.
pottery with a speckled appearance like that of granite.
a semivitreous white pottery somewhat harder than earthenware.

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Origin of graniteware

First recorded in 1890–95; granite + ware1
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British Dictionary definitions for graniteware

graniteware
/ (ˈɡrænɪtˌwɛə) /

noun

iron vessels coated with enamel of a granite-like appearance
a type of very durable white semivitreous pottery
a type of pottery with a speckled glaze
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