Definition of majolica in English:

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Pronunciation: /məˈjɒlɪkə/


[mass noun]
A kind of earthenware made in imitation of Italian maiolica, especially in England during the 19th century.
Example sentences
  • Display your majolica or old world pottery behind the chicken wire to authenticate the look.
  • The technique of making majolica begins with firing a piece of earthenware.
  • This chapter represents an important contribution to the history of both majolica and social customs.


Variant of maiolica.

Words that rhyme with majolica

frolicker, maiolica

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