noun[mass noun, often as modifier]
Pottery made of clay fired to a porous state which can be made impervious to liquids by the use of a glaze: an earthenware jug
More example sentences
- Locally made earthenware is decorated much as it was before the Spanish conquest.
- In order for the clay to be transformed from a soft, malleable state into hard earthenware pottery, the water molecules need to be driven off.
- The Japanese use the word yaki for porcelain, pottery and earthenware alike.
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