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haniwa

[ hah-nee-wah ]
/ ˈhɑ niˌwɑ /
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noun, plural ha·ni·wa.
any of the terra-cotta models of people, animals, and houses from the Yayoi period of Japanese culture.
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Origin of haniwa

1965–70; <Japanese, earlier faniwa, equivalent to fani red clay + wa wheel
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