Definition of “terracotta” - English Dictionary

“terracotta” in British English

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terracottanoun [ U ]

uk /ˌter.əˈkɒt.ə/ us /ˌter.əˈkɑː.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.
adjective uk us

having a reddish-brown colour

(Definition of “terracotta” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)