Imari ware

noun
Ima·​ri ware | \ i-ˈmärē- How to pronounce Imari ware (audio) \
variants: or Imari

Definition of Imari ware

: a Hizen porcelain characteristically decorated in red, green, and blue with a design of bamboo and cherry blossoms or hedges of brushwood growing out of stylized rocks

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Other Words from Imari ware

Imari adjective
an Imari jar Imari porcelain

History and Etymology for Imari ware

from Imari, Japan, where it is made

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“Imari ware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Imari%20ware. Accessed 29 Jun. 2022.

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