tournasin

noun
tour·​na·​sin | \ ˈtu̇rnəsə̇n \
plural -s

Definition of tournasin

: a tool for smoothing and finishing roughly thrown pottery while it revolves on a wheel

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History and Etymology for tournasin

French, from tournaser to shape pottery on the wheel, from tourner to turn, from Old French torner

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“Tournasin.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tournasin. Accessed 24 May. 2022.

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