plural -s
or barbotine ware : early European ware decorated with raised slip designs

Word History


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.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jun. 2024.

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