agateware


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agateware

(ˈæɡɪtˌwɛə)
n
(Ceramics) ceramic ware made to resemble agate or marble

ag•ate•ware

(ˈæg ɪtˌwɛər)

n.
1. enamelware with an agatelike pattern.
2. pottery variegated to resemble agate.
[1855–60]
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Noun1.agateware - pottery that is veined and mottled to resemble agate
clayware, pottery - ceramic ware made from clay and baked in a kiln
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