smalto

noun

smal·​to ˈsmäl-(ˌ)tō How to pronounce smalto (audio)
ˈsmȯl-
plural smalti ˈsmäl-(ˌ)tē How to pronounce smalto (audio)
ˈsmȯl-
: colored glass or enamel or a piece of either used in mosaic work

Word History

Etymology

Italian, smalt, smalto

First Known Use

circa 1705, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of smalto was circa 1705

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Cite this Entry

“Smalto.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smalto. Accessed 1 Feb. 2023.

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