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One entry found for terra-cotta.
Main Entry: terĚra-cotĚta
Pronunciation: secondarystresster-schwa-primarystresskät-schwa
Function: noun
Inflected Form(s): plural terra-cottas
Etymology: from Italian terra cotta, literally "baked earth," derived from Latin terra "earth" and Latin coquere "to cook"
1 : a glazed or unglazed baked clay used for pottery, statues, and building materials; also : something made of this material
2 : a brownish orange

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