- (in prescriptions) glass.
Origin of vitrum
Borrowed into English from Latin around 1650–60
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Examples from the Web for vitrum
Gleini nadroedd (possibly amulets) and vitrum have been found here.
The vitrum ceratum antimonii proved often too rough a Medicine, and therefore we laid it almost entirely aside.
Window panes of glass (vitrum) mica plates (lapis specularis) and similar materials were by no means rare in ancient times.Quintus Claudius, Volume 1 of 2
It is supposed that woad was "vitrum" the dye with which Caesar said almost all the Britons stained their bodies.Vegetable Dyes
Ethel M. Mairet