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Topic: POTTERY, CERAMICS

Date: 1500-1600
Language: Persian
Origin: chini 'Chinese'; because it was originally made in China

china

noun
     
chiā€§na [uncountable]
1TIP a hard white substance produced by baking a type of clay at a high temperature:
china teacups
2 also chinawareTIP plates, cups etc made of china:
I'll get my best china out.
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