earthen

adjective earth·en \ ˈər-thən , -t͟hən \
Updated on: 20 Apr 2018

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First Known Use of earthen

13th century


EARTHEN Defined for English Language Learners

earthen

Definition of earthen for English Language Learners

  • : made of earth or of baked clay


EARTHEN Defined for Kids

earthen

adjective earth·en \ ˈər-thən \

Definition of earthen for Students

: made of earth or of baked clay
  • an earthen dam
  • an earthen jar

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