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faience

fa·ience
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [fahy-ahns, fey-; French fa-yahns]
    • /faɪˈɑns, feɪ-; French faˈyɑ̃s/
    • /faɪˈɑːns/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [fahy-ahns, fey-; French fa-yahns]
    • /faɪˈɑns, feɪ-; French faˈyɑ̃s/

Definitions of faience word

  • noun faience glazed earthenware or pottery, especially a fine variety with highly colored designs. 1
  • noun faience Glazed ceramic ware, in particular decorated tin-glazed earthenware of the type that includes delftware and maiolica. 1
  • noun faience tin-glazed earthenware 0
  • noun faience tin-glazed earthenware, usually that of French, German, Italian, or Scandinavian origin 0
  • noun faience (as modifier) 0
  • noun faience opaquely glazed earthenware 0

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Origin of faience

First appearance:

before 1705
One of the 50% oldest English words
1705-15; < French, orig. pottery of Faenza, city in northern Italy

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Parts of speech for Faience

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

faience popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 75% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
This word is included in each student's vocabulary. Most likely there is at least one movie with this word in the title.

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