from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Earthenware decorated with colorful opaque glazes.
- n. A moderate to strong greenish blue.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of tin-glazed earthenware ceramic.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Glazed earthenware; esp., a fine variety that which is decorated with colorful designs in an opaque glaze.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A fine kind of pottery or earthenware, glazed, and painted with designs, said to have been invented in Faenza, Italy, in 1299.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. glazed earthenware decorated with opaque colors
French faïence, after Faïence, Faenza, Italy.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
From French faïence, named after the city Faenza in Italy, where it was made in the 16th century. (Wiktionary)