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It is Latin, not Spanish. From terra (earth) and cotta (baked), it means baked earth, or clay-based ceramic used primarily for artwork, water pipes, construction, and roof tiles.

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Tierra -earth, land

Terra is not a Spanish word, it is a Latin word. Tierra is the Spanish derivation of the Latin Terra, meaning Land.

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Terra cotta comes from the Italian language. It means "baked earth."

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