Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

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

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

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

Etymologies

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French, from Latin figulina pottery, from figulus. See figulate.

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