claymate etymology

English word claymate comes from English clay

Detailed word origin of claymate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
clay English (eng) (transitive) To add clay to, to spread clay onto.. (transitive, of sugar) To purify using clay. (Internet, informal) Land or territory of a country or other political region.. (biblical) The material of the human body.. (firearms, informal) A clay pigeon.. (geology) A particle less than 3.9 microns in diameter, following the Wentworth scale.. (tennis) A tennis court surface.. A mineral [...]
claymation English (eng) Stop-motion animation where each animated piece is made from a deformable substance, typically Plasticine clay.
claymate English (eng) To animate by using stop-motion photography and pieces made out of a moldable substance, typically Plasticine clay.