smalti

smalto

[smahl-toh, smawl-; Italian zmahl-taw]
noun, plural smaltos Italian, smalti [zmahl-tee] .
1.
colored glass or similar vitreous material used in mosaic.
2.
a piece of this.

Origin:
1695–1705; < Italian < Germanic; see smelt1, enamel

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smalto (ˈsmɑːltəʊ)
 
n , pl -tos, -ti
coloured glass, etc, used in mosaics
 
[C18: from Italian; see smalt]

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