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English definition of “terracotta”


noun [U]     /ˌter.əˈkɒt.ə/ US  /-ˈkɑː.t̬ə/
hard, baked reddish-brown clay: Our kitchen tiles are made from terracotta. The courtyard was full of exotic plants in terracotta pots.Ceramics and pottery a reddish-brown colour: I've painted my bedroom terracotta.Less common coloursCommon colours terracotta     adjective having a reddish-brown colour
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