Petuntse

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Petuntse Powdered fledspar, kaolin, or quartz, used in the manufacture of porcelain.
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
From Chinese

Usage

In literature:

The china-stone, or petuntse, is a granitic rock which still retains much of the unaltered feldspar, on which its fusibility depends.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 15, Slice 6" by Various
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