fic·tile (fĭktəl, -tīl′)
a. Capable of being molded; plastic.
b. Formed of a moldable substance, such as clay or earth.
2. Of or relating to earthenware or pottery.
[Latin fictilis, made of clay, from fictus, past participle of fingere, to mold; see dheigh- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots.]
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