Hirado ware

noun

Hi·​ra·​do ware
hə̇ˈrä(ˌ)dō-
: a Hizen porcelain characteristically decorated in underglaze blue with a design showing children playing under a fir tree

Word History

Etymology

from Hirado, town and island of Japan where such porcelain is manufactured

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“Hirado ware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Hirado%20ware. Accessed 16 Jul. 2024.

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