Definition of Talavera in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌtaləˈverə/


A type of fine Mexican earthenware featuring colored decoration on an opaque white glaze, produced principally in Puebla.
Example sentences
  • The plate is also a typical ceramic craft from Puebla, called Talavera pottery.
  • The mural is crafted in Talavera tile from Cholula, Mexico, and incorporates icons from both Mexican and New Mexican cultures.
  • A distinctive, colourful hand-painted pottery style, talavera is seen to its best advantage in basins.


Named after Talavera de la Reina, the Spanish town where this variety of pottery originated.

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Syllabification: Ta·la·ve·ra

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