engobe

noun en·gobe \(ˈ)än¦gōb\

Definition of engobe

plural

-s

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

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Origin and Etymology of engobe

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


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