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vasa murrhina

[ vey-suh muh-rahy-nuh, -ree- ]
/ ˈveɪ sə məˈraɪ nə, -ˈri- /
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noun

an American art glass, consisting of colored glass dusted with flakes or grains of metal and flashed with clear glass.

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Origin of vasa murrhina

<New Latin: literally, murrhine vessel

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