Definition of potsherd in English:

potsherd

Line breaks: pot|sherd
Pronunciation: /ˈpɒtʃəːd
 
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noun

A broken piece of ceramic material, especially one found on an archaeological site.
More example sentences
  • Among numerous pottery vessels and potsherds, 113 pieces bore 30 incised signs or symbols.
  • Prehistoric pottery was abundant in the test pits, with 1,360 potsherds, including 34 rim sherds and 50 decorated body sherds, recovered.
  • They are not only not interested in it, but are more interested in broken potsherds.

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