Variant of porcelain
- a hard, white, nonporous, translucent variety of ceramic ware, made of kaolin, feldspar, and quartz or flint
- porcelain dishes or ornaments, collectively
Origin: Fr porcelaine from Italian porcellana, origin, originally , a kind of shell from porcella, little pig, vulva (from Classical Latin porcellus, diminutive of porcus, pig, vulva): see farrow
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