bucchero

noun

buc·​che·​ro
ˈbükəˌrō
plural -s
: an ancient unglazed and unpainted gray, red, or black pottery often ornamented with designs in relief that is found in Tuscany, Italy

Word History

Etymology

Italian, from Spanish búcaro clay vase, probably from Portuguese

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“Bucchero.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bucchero. Accessed 21 Feb. 2024.

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