Definitions for faiencefaɪˈɑns, -ˈɑ̃s, feɪ-
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fa•iencefaɪˈɑns, -ˈɑ̃s, feɪ-(n.)
glazed earthenware or pottery, esp. a fine variety with highly colored designs.
Origin of faience:
1705–15; < F, orig. pottery of Faenza, city in N Italy
glazed earthenware decorated with opaque colors
A type of tin-glazed earthenware ceramic.
Origin: From faïence, named after the city Faenza in Italy, where it was made in the 16th century.
glazed earthenware; esp., that which is decorated in color