Fig"u*line (? or ?), n. [F., fr. L. figulina pottery, fr. figulus. See Figulate.]

A piece of pottery ornamented with representations of natural objects.

Whose figulines and rustic wares
Scarce find him bread from day to day.
Longfellow.

 

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Fig"u*line (?), a. [L. figulinus. See Figulate.]

1.

Suitable for the making of pottery; fictile; -- said of clay.

2.

Made of clay, as by the potter; -- said of vessels, ornamental figures, or the like; as, figuline ware.

 

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