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terracotta

noun [U] uk   /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. a reddish-brown colour: I've painted my bedroom terracotta.
terracotta
adjective uk   us  
having a reddish-brown colour
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