venetian glass

noun, often capitalized V

Definition of venetian glass

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

First Known Use of venetian glass

circa 1845, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about venetian glass

Statistics for venetian glass

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for venetian glass

The first known use of venetian glass was circa 1845

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on venetian glass

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with venetian glass

Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about venetian glass

Comments on venetian glass

What made you want to look up venetian glass? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

not to be persuaded, moved, or stopped

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Latin Quiz

  • roman forum
  • Which of the following months comes from a Latin word for “ten”?
How Strong Is Your Vocabulary?

Test your vocabulary with our 10-question quiz!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Citation

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!