Definitions for "TERRA-COTTA"
fired but unglazed clay, used mainly for wall or roof covering and ornamentation
Terra-cotta is a glazed or unglazed fired clay used especially for statuettes and vases and architectural purposes, such as roofing, facing, and relief ornamentation. It's very well suited to ceramic sculpture.
a fine grained, brown-red, fired ceramic (clay) used for roofing tiles and ornamentation, sometimes glazed as on the Kress Building.