terra sigillata

terra sigillata
/sig'euh lah"teuh, sij'euh lay"teuh/
2. See Samian ware.
[ < NL or It, explained as "earth (i.e., earthenware) with incised decoration" (see TERRA COTTA, SIGILLATE), but appar. orig. an adaptation of an earlier and ML name for Lemnian earth (a clay mineral used as an astringent), perh. associated with the pottery because of its red color]

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