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terra cotta

terra cotta

 
pronunciation:
te r ka t
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a hard brownish red ceramic clay, used in the making of sculpture, pottery, architectural ornaments, and building components.
definition 2: a brownish red or brown-orange color.
derivation: terra-cotta (adj.)
Word Parts
The word terra cotta contains the following part:
terr, terra Latin root that means earth, land
synonyms:
geo