Definition of majolica
1 : earthenware covered with an opaque tin glaze and decorated on the glaze before firing; especially : an Italian ware of this kind
2 : a 19th century earthenware modeled in naturalistic shapes and glazed in lively colors
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Right next to it, James designed a cabinet for her majolica.
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Origin and Etymology of majolica
Italian maiolica, from Old Italian Maiolica, Maiorica Majorca
First Known Use: 1851See Words from the same year
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