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1Geology. Usually in form porcellanized. = porcelainized.
2Usually in form porcelanized. = porcelainized.
Late 19th century; earliest use found in James Geikie (1839–1915), geologist. Either from post-classical Latin porcellana porcelain + -ized, or alteration of porcelainized.
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