barbotine

noun bar·bo·tine \¦bärbə¦tēn\

Definition of barbotine

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  7slip 1a

  2. 2 or barbotine ware :  early European ware decorated with raised slip designs

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Origin and Etymology of barbotine

borrowed from French, from barboter “to dabble, splash about, stir up (water or mud)” (altered from Old French borbeter, bourbouter) + -ine 2-ine — more at burbot


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