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(Ceramics) a variant of majolica
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(məˈdʒɒl ɪ kə, məˈyɒl-)

also maiolica

1. Italian earthenware covered with an opaque glaze of tin oxide and usu. highly decorated.
2. any similar earthenware.
[1545–55; < Italian maiolica, after Maiolica (15th century), earlier Maiorica Majorca, from where the technique for making such earthenware was introduced into Tuscany]
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Noun1.maiolica - highly decorated earthenware with a glaze of tin oxidemaiolica - highly decorated earthenware with a glaze of tin oxide
earthenware - ceramic ware made of porous clay fired at low heat
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