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Definition of terracotta noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    terracotta

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˌtɛrəˈkɑt̮ə//
     
    [uncountable]
     
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  1. 1 reddish-brown clay that has been baked but not glazed, used for making pots, etc. terracotta pots/tiles/roofs
  2. 2 a reddish-brown color
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: terracotta