bone china

noun
Updated on: 6 Nov 2017

Definition of bone china

: translucent white china made with bone ash or calcium phosphate and characterized by whiteness

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First Known Use of bone china

1824


BONE CHINA Defined for English Language Learners

bone china

noun

Definition of bone china for English Language Learners

  • : thin white plates, bowls, cups, etc., made from clay and crushed bones


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