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earthen

earth·en

earthen

pronunciation:
uhr thn
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: made up of earth, soil, or dirt.
My great-grandmother grew up in a house with an earthen floor.
definition 2: made of clay.
They found an earthen pot in the ruins of the ancient city.
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The word earthen contains the following part:
-en2 Old English adjective-forming suffix that means made of
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The suffix -en2forms adjectives from monosyllabic native English nouns denoting material or source