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earthenware

adjective uk   /ˈɜː.θən.weər/ us    /ˈɜːr.θən.wer/
made of quite rough clay, often shaped with the hands: earthenware mugs/bowls

earthenware

noun [U] uk   /ˈɜː.θən.weər/ us    /ˈɜːr.θən.wer/
plates, bowls, cups, etc. that are made of rough clay
Translations of “earthenware”
in Korean 도기…
in Arabic أواني خَزفِيّة…
in Portuguese louça de barro…
in Catalan terrissa…
in Japanese 土器…
in Italian terracotta…
in Chinese (Traditional) 硬陶的, 陶製的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 硬陶的, 陶制的…
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