terracotta
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˌtɛɹəˈkɒtə/
Noun

terracotta (uncountable)

  1. A hard red-brown unglazed earthenware, used for pottery and building construction.
  2. A reddish brown colour, like that of terra cotta.
     
Translations Adjective

terracotta (not comparable)

  1. Of the colour of terracotta#Noun|terracotta.
    • 1892 June 18, F. W. B., Why Paint a Greenhouse White?, in The Garden, volume 41, page 569:
      A dull red or terracotta brown is far better, and sets off the foliage of Palms or Ferns to greater advantage.



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