smalto

noun
smal·​to | \ ˈsmäl-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce smalto (audio) , ˈsmȯl- \
plural smalti\ ˈsmäl-​(ˌ)tē How to pronounce smalto (audio) , ˈsmȯl-​ \

Definition of smalto

: colored glass or enamel or a piece of either used in mosaic work

First Known Use of smalto

circa 1705, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for smalto

Italian, smalt, smalto

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“Smalto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smalto. Accessed 22 Oct. 2021.

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