Majolica meaning

mə-jŏlĭ-kə, -yŏl-
Tin-glazed earthenware that is often richly colored and decorated, especially an earthenware of this type produced in Italy.
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Pottery made in imitation of this earthenware.
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A variety of Italian pottery, enameled, glazed, and richly colored and decorated.
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Pottery like this.
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Any other kind of glazed coloured earthenware or faience.
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Origin of majolica

  • Italian maiolica from Medieval Latin Māiōlica Majorca (where it was made) alteration of Late Latin Māiōrica

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

  • Majolica is an Anglicized version of the Italian maiolica. It is named after the Island of Majorca (formerly known as Maiolica), which once was a commerce center for work produced in Valencia, Spain.

    From Wiktionary