noun ma·jol·i·ca \mə-ˈjä-li-kə\

Definition of MAJOLICA

:  earthenware covered with an opaque tin glaze and decorated on the glaze before firing; especially :  an Italian ware of this kind
:  a 19th century earthenware modeled in naturalistic shapes and glazed in lively colors

Variants of MAJOLICA

ma·jol·i·ca also ma·iol·i·ca \-ˈyä-\

Origin of MAJOLICA

Italian maiolica, from Old Italian Maiolica, Maiorica Majorca
First Known Use: 1851


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