terra sigillata

noun terra sig·il·la·ta

Definition of terra sigillata

  1. 1 :  2bole 3

  2. 2 :  ancient Roman pottery of red or occasionally black body adorned with figures; especially :  arretine ware

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Origin and Etymology of terra sigillata

Medieval Latin, literally, stamped earth


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