terra sigillata









terra sigillata


noun

  1. Arretine ware.
  2. Samian ware.

noun

  1. rare a reddish-brown clayey earth found on the Aegean island of Lemnos: formerly used as an astringent and in the making of earthenware pottery
  2. any similar earth resembling this
  3. earthenware pottery made from this or a similar earth, esp Samian ware

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