agateware

noun

ag·​ate·​ware ˈa-gət-ˌwer How to pronounce agateware (audio)
variants or less commonly agate ware
1
: an enameled iron or steel ware for household utensils
2
: pottery veined and mottled to resemble agate

Word History

First Known Use

1817, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of agateware was in 1817

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Cite this Entry

“Agateware.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/agateware. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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