coctile

adjective

coc·​tile
ˈkäktə̇l,
-ˌtīl
: 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

Word History

Etymology

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 3 Dec. 2022.

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