boccaro

noun boc·ca·ro \ ˈbu̇kəˌrō , ˈbäk- \

Definition of boccaro

plural -s
: a usually dark red and often ornately modeled stoneware produced in I-hsing, China, and introduced into Europe in the 17th century

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Origin and Etymology of boccaro

probably modification of Portuguese búcaro clay vase, from Old Portuguese púcaro, from Arabic dialect, from Latin poculum cup; akin to Latin potare to drink


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