murrhine glass


noun

glassware believed to resemble the murrhine cups of ancient Rome.
a ware composed of glass in which metals, precious stones, or the like are embedded.

Nearby words

  1. murre,
  2. murree,
  3. murrelet,
  4. murrey,
  5. murrhine,
  6. murrow,
  7. murrow, edward r.,
  8. murrow, edward roscoe,
  9. murrumbidgee,
  10. murry

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British Dictionary definitions for murrhine glass

murrhine glass

noun

a type of Eastern glassware made from fluorspar and decorated with pieces of coloured metal
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