whiteware

noun

Definition of whiteware

: a class of ceramic products that include porcelain, china, pottery, earthenware, stoneware, and vitreous tile, are usually but not necessarily white, and consist typically of clays, feldspar, potter's flint, and whiting

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First Known Use of whiteware

1577, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for whiteware

white entry 1 + ware

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“Whiteware.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/whiteware. Accessed 7 December 2019.

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