smalto

play
noun smal·to \ˈsmäl-(ˌ)tō, ˈsmȯl-\

Definition of smalto

plural

smalti

play \ˈsmäl-(ˌ)tē, ˈsmȯl-\
  1. :  colored glass or enamel or a piece of either used in mosaic work

Origin and Etymology of smalto

Italian, smalt, smalto


First Known Use: circa 1705


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