coctile

adjective
coc·​tile | \ ˈkäktə̇l, -ˌtīl \

Definition of coctile

: made by baking or exposing to heat (as a brick) Now these tiles are of the coctile kind, or which have been baked red like bricks or common red “roofing tiles” …— Sir Alexander Cunningham, Report for the year 1871–1872, 1874

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History and Etymology for coctile

Latin coctilis, from coctus, past participle of coquere to cook, bake + -ilis -ile

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“Coctile.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/coctile. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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