petuntse

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pe·tun·tze

or pe·tun·tse  (pə-to͝on′tsĕ)
n.
A variety of feldspar sometimes mixed with kaolin and used in Chinese porcelain.

[Mandarin bái dūnzi : bái, white; see pekoe + dūnzi, block of stone (dūn, mound, block from Middle Chinese tun, mound, block + Mandarin -zi, noun-formative suffix; see gyoza).]

petuntse

(pɪˈtʌntsɪ; -ˈtʊn-) or

petuntze

n
(Minerals) a fusible feldspathic mineral used in hard-paste porcelain; china stone
[C18: from Chinese (Beijing) pe tun tzu, from pe white + tun heap + tzu offspring]