: 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


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

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“Coctile.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 12 Jun. 2024.

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