encaustic (Ceramics, etc.)
1 decorated by any process involving burning in colours, esp. by inlaying coloured clays and baking or by fusing wax colours to the surface
2 the process of burning in colours
3 a product of such a process
(C17: from Latin encausticus, from Greek enkaustikos, from enkaiein to burn in, from kaiein to burn)
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