[ pot-uh-ree ]
/ ˈpɒt ə ri /

noun, plural pot·ter·ies.

ceramic ware, especially earthenware and stoneware.
the art or business of a potter; ceramics.
a place where earthen pots or vessels are made.

Origin of pottery

First recorded in 1475–85; potter1 + -y3
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British Dictionary definitions for pottery

/ (ˈpɒtərɪ) /

noun plural -teries

articles, vessels, etc, made from earthenware and dried and baked in a kiln
a place where such articles are made
the craft or business of making such articles

Other words from pottery

Related adjective: fictile

Word Origin for pottery

C15: from Old French poterie, from potier potter, from pot pot 1
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