[del-uh roh-bee-uh; Italian del-lah rawb-byah]
- Lu·ca [loo-kah] /ˈlu kɑ/. Robbia, Luca della.
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Della-Robbia, del-la-rob′ya, n. a term applied to enamelled terra-cotta, said to have been invented by Luca della Robbia.
- See Robbia
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Word Origin and History for della robbia
1787, from name of a family of 15c. Florentine painters and sculptors; used of wares made by Luca Della Robbia (1400-1482), or those like them.
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