hydroceramic

adjective

hy·​dro·​ce·​ram·​ic
: made of clay that remains porous after firing
used of pottery vessels employed for cooling liquid by evaporation of what exudes
compare goglet

Word History

Etymology

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 18 May. 2024.

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