engobe

noun
en·​gobe | \ (ˈ)än¦gōb \
plural -s

Definition of engobe

: white or colored slip applied to pottery usually for decoration or to improve the surface texture

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History and Etymology for engobe

French, from engober to cover with slip, from en- en- entry 1 + gober to swallow, gulp down; akin to Old French gobet mouthful, bite, piece

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“Engobe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/engobe. Accessed 21 Sep. 2021.

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