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Terracotta, terra cotta or terra-cotta (noun) – 1. (a) A hard semifired waterproof ceramic clay used in pottery and building construction.
(b) Ceramic wares made of this material.
2. A brownish orange.

Source : The Free Dictionary

Etymology : Early 18th century: from Italian terra cotta ?baked earth?, from Latin terra cocta .