eglomise


eglo·mi·se

adjective \ˌā-glə-(ˌ)mē-ˈzā, ˌe-; ˈā-glə-(ˌ)mē-ˌ, ˈe-\

Definition of EGLOMISE

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

Variants of EGLOMISE

eglo·mi·se also églo·mi·sé \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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