haniwa

plural noun, often capitalized
ha·ni·wa | \ ˈhä-nə-ˌwä \

Definition of haniwa 

: large hollow baked clay sculptures placed on ancient Japanese burial mounds

First Known Use of haniwa

1931, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for haniwa

Japanese

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