mezza majolica

noun
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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/mezza%20majolica. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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