jomon
adjective Usage: often capitalized Etymology: Japanese jōmon, literally, straw rope pattern; from the decoration on the pottery Date: 1943 of, relating to, or typical of a Japanese cultural period from about the fifth or fourth millennium B.C. to about 200 B.C. and characterized by elaborately ornamented hand-formed unglazed pottery

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