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celadon

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noun cel·a·don \ˈse-lə-ˌdän, -lə-dən\

Definition of celadon

  1. 1 :  a grayish-yellow green

  2. 2 :  a ceramic glaze originated in China that is greenish in color; also :  an article with a celadon glaze



Origin and Etymology of celadon

French céladon


First Known Use: circa 1768


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