venetian glass

noun

often capitalized V
: often colored glassware made at Murano near Venice of a soda-lime metal and typically elaborately decorated (as with gilt, enamel, or engraving)

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1845, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of venetian glass was circa 1845

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“Venetian glass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/venetian%20glass. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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