Terra Cotta

n. ceramic clay used in pottery, statuary, and construction

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


  • adobe
  • argil
  • clay


  • plastic
  • metal
  • concrete
  • The Terra Cotta Army consists of thousands of clay soldiers that are located in China.
  • When creating pottery, terra cotta is used because it is simple and easy to sculpt.
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