petit feu

[ French puh-tee-fœ ]
/ French pə tiˈfœ /

noun Ceramics.

a firing of ceramics at a low temperature.
the category of ceramic colors fired in a muffle kiln at low temperature.

Nearby words

  1. petipa, marius,
  2. petit,
  3. petit beurre,
  4. petit bourgeois,
  5. petit déjeuner,
  6. petit four,
  7. petit fours,
  8. petit jury,
  9. petit larceny,
  10. petit mal

Compare grand feu.

Origin of petit feu

< French: literally, small fire

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