- an effect of brilliance or luster due to the reflection of light on a surface, especially of pottery; iridescence.
Origin of reflet
1860–65; < French, earlier reflès < Italian riflesso reflection; see reflex
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Examples from the Web for reflet
A great deal has been said of the reflet mtallique and stanniferous enamel, and notably of the discovery of the latter in Italy.
The vases a reflet mtallique are either blue, or white with yellow ornamentation.
- an iridescent glow or lustre, as on ceramic ware
C19: from French: a reflection, from Italian riflesso, from Latin reflexus, from reflectere to reflect