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smalt

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noun \ˈsmȯlt\

Definition of smalt

  1. :  a deep blue pigment consisting of a powdered glass that contains oxide of cobalt



Origin and Etymology of smalt

Middle French, from Old Italian smalto, of Germanic origin; akin to Old High German smelzan to melt — more at smelt


First Known Use: 1558

Rhymes with smalt


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