Definition of Mennecy in English:


Pronunciation /ˈmɛnɪsi/


  • Attributive Designating a kind of soft-paste porcelain made at Mennecy; made of this porcelain.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Charlotte Schreiber (1812–1895), translator, businesswoman, and collector. From Mennecy, the name of a town in northern France, south of Paris, where a distinctive kind of porcelain was manufactured between 1748 and 1773.