potstone

[ pot-stohn ]
/ ˈpɒtˌstoʊn /

noun

a kind of soapstone, sometimes used for making pots and other household utensils.

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Origin of potstone

First recorded in 1765–75; pot1 + stone
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British Dictionary definitions for potstone

potstone
/ (ˈpɒtˌstəʊn) /

noun

an impure massive variety of soapstone, formerly used for making cooking vessels
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