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eglomise

adjective eglo·mi·se \ˌā-glə-(ˌ)mē-ˈzā, ˌe-; ˈā-glə-(ˌ)mē-ˌ, ˈe-\

Definition of eglomise

  1. :  made of glass on the back of which is a painted picture that shows through



Variants of eglomise

also églo·mi·sé play \ˌā-glə-(ˌ)mē-ˈzā, ˌe-; ˈā-glə-(ˌ)mē-ˌ, ˈe-\

Origin of eglomise

French, past participle of églomiser to decorate a glass panel by painting on its back, from Jean-Baptiste Glomy †1786 French decorator


First Known Use: 1877


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