mezza majolica

mez·​za majolica | \ ¦metsə-, -edzə-, -ezə- \

Definition of mezza majolica

: early Italian earthenware resembling majolica but whitened with a clay slip under a lead glaze and partly decorated in sgraffito

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History and Etymology for mezza majolica

Italian mezza maiòlica, literally, half majolica

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“Mezza majolica.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 15 Jul. 2020.

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