probably from French hydrocéramique, from hydrocérame pottery vessel employed for cooling liquid by evaporation of what exudes (from hydr- + Greek keramos pottery, jar) + -ique -ic
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“Hydroceramic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hydroceramic. Accessed 30 Sep. 2022.
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