a translucent or opaque glass, usually of a milky white hue.
Discover The Influence Of Portuguese On English Via This Quiz!
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Which of the following animal names traces its immediate origin to Portuguese?
Words nearby opal glass
Origin of opal glass
First recorded in 1865–70
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British Dictionary definitions for opal glass
glass that is opalescent or white, made by the addition of fluorides
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