Porcelanite
Porcelanite Por"ce*la*nite, n. [Cf. F. porcelanite.] (Min.) A semivitrified clay or shale, somewhat resembling jasper; -- called also {porcelain jasper}. [1913 Webster]

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  • porcelanite — ● porcelanite nom féminin Roche siliceuse à l éclat de la porcelaine. porcelanite [pɔʀsəlanit] n. f. ÉTYM. 1763, porcellanite; de porcelaine. ❖ ♦ Vx. Porcelaine (1.) fossile …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • porcelanite — s. f. [Mineralogia] Espécie de jaspe, parecido com a porcelana.   ♦ Grafia no Brasil: porcelanita …   Dicionário da Língua Portuguesa

  • porcelanite — (por se la ni t ) s. f. Coquillage fossile du genre des porcelaines …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • porcelain jasper — Porcelanite Por ce*la*nite, n. [Cf. F. porcelanite.] (Min.) A semivitrified clay or shale, somewhat resembling jasper; called also {porcelain jasper}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • China — Porcelain Por ce*lain (277), n. [F. porcelaine, It. porcellana, orig., the porcelain shell, or Venus shell (Cypr[ae]a porcellana), from a dim. fr. L. porcus pig, probably from the resemblance of the shell in shape to a pig s back. Porcelain was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • China ware — Porcelain Por ce*lain (277), n. [F. porcelaine, It. porcellana, orig., the porcelain shell, or Venus shell (Cypr[ae]a porcellana), from a dim. fr. L. porcus pig, probably from the resemblance of the shell in shape to a pig s back. Porcelain was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Ivory porcelain — Porcelain Por ce*lain (277), n. [F. porcelaine, It. porcellana, orig., the porcelain shell, or Venus shell (Cypr[ae]a porcellana), from a dim. fr. L. porcus pig, probably from the resemblance of the shell in shape to a pig s back. Porcelain was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Porcelain — Por ce*lain (277), n. [F. porcelaine, It. porcellana, orig., the porcelain shell, or Venus shell (Cypr[ae]a porcellana), from a dim. fr. L. porcus pig, probably from the resemblance of the shell in shape to a pig s back. Porcelain was called… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Porcelain clay — Porcelain Por ce*lain (277), n. [F. porcelaine, It. porcellana, orig., the porcelain shell, or Venus shell (Cypr[ae]a porcellana), from a dim. fr. L. porcus pig, probably from the resemblance of the shell in shape to a pig s back. Porcelain was… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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