Pronunciation: (kot'u), [key]
1. a hard, fired clay, brownish-red in color when unglazed, that is used for architectural ornaments and facings, structural units, pottery, and as a material for sculpture.
2. something made of terra cotta.
3. a brownish-orange color like that of unglazed terra cotta.
Pronunciation: (ter'u-kot'u), [key]
made of or having the color of terra cotta.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.