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

or less commonly


Origin and Etymology 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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