Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A piece of pottery decorated with representations of natural objects.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A piece of pottery ornamented with representations of natural objects.
  • adj. Suitable for the making of pottery; fictile; -- said of clay.
  • adj. Made of clay, as by the potter; -- said of vessels, ornamental figures, or the like.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Any vessel or object made of potters' clay, especially a decorative or artistic object.
  • n. Potters' clay.
  • Of or pertaining to a potter or pottery: as, figuline ware. See figuline rustique, under figuline.

Etymologies

French, from Latin figulina pottery, from figulus. See figulate. (Wiktionary)

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