[ yah-yoi ]
/ yɑˈyɔɪ /
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of or relating to a cultural period in Japan, c300 b.c.–a.d. c300, characterized by unglazed reddish clay pottery (Yayoi ware ) made on a wheel and noted for its restrained, undecorated style, haniwa figures, raised-floor dwellings, wet-rice agriculture, and the first use of bronze and iron.
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Origin of Yayoi
From the Japanese word Yayoi site of a tumulus where the pottery was discovered in 1884
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How to use Yayoi in a sentence
Before Yayoi departed she advised Matsumura to leave his home immediately, as it was about to be washed away by a great storm.Myths & Legends of Japan|F. Hadland (Frederick Hadland) Davis