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English

Etymology

Engobe derives from the French en- plus gober which means, to gulp, take in the mouth, to coat something with saliva. Its earliest appearance in written English was in 1857 in Birch's Ancient Pottery.

Noun

Singular
engobe

Plural
engobes

engobe (engobes)
  1. A white or colored clay slip coating applied to a ceramic body to give it decorative color or improved texture.
  2. A clay slip which is colored with metal oxides or stains, used for coating the surface of a pot either before or after bisque firing.

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Danish

Noun

engobe

  1. engobe

Dutch

Noun

engobe

  1. engobe

French

Noun

engobe m. (plural engobe)

  1. engobe

Verb

engobe

  1. form of engober

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