Faience definition

fī-äns, -äɴs, fā-
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Earthenware decorated with colorful opaque glazes.
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A moderate to strong greenish blue.
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Opaquely glazed earthenware.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of faience - fayence

Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
faience
Plural:
faiences

Origin of faience

  • French faïence after Faïence , Faenza, Italy

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From French faïence, named after the city Faenza in Italy, where it was made in the 16th century.

    From Wiktionary