ruby glass

noun

: glass of a deep red color containing selenium, an oxide of copper, or a chloride of gold

Word History

First Known Use

1757, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ruby glass was in 1757

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“Ruby glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ruby%20glass. Accessed 26 May. 2024.

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