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