barbotine

noun

bar·​bo·​tine
¦bärbə¦tēn
plural -s
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or barbotine ware : early European ware decorated with raised slip designs

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from French, from barboter "to dabble, splash about, stir up (water or mud)" (altered from Old French borbeter, bourbouter) + -ine -ine entry 2

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“Barbotine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/barbotine. Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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