terra cotta

noun

Ceramic clay used in pottery, statuary and construction.

adjective

Referring to the color of the clay, a reddish brown that may vary from gray, or orange to dark brown

synonyms

adobe (baked earth)

ceramic clay

argil (clay)

antonyms

n/a
The pottery store we went to had terra cotta for making bowls and pots.


The pot did not interest my sister for she was a fan of vibrant colors, not the terra cotta the pot was.

The Terra-Cotta Warriors