[mil-uh-fee-awr-ee, -ohr-ee] /ˌmɪl ə fiˈɔr i, -ˈoʊr i/
decorative glass made by fusing multicolored glass canes together, cutting them crosswise, joining them into new groups, embedding the groups in transparent glass, and blowing the resultant mass into a desired shape.
a type of mosaic glass made with various-colored and -sized cross-sections of fused glass rods, esp. used in paperweights
Italian mille fiori ‘thousand flowers’
[meel-flur, -floo r; French meel-flœr] /milˈflɜr, -ˈflʊər; French milˈflœr/ adjective 1. having a background sprinkled with representations of flowers, as certain tapestries or pieces of glasswork.
/ˈmiːlˌflɜː/ noun 1. a design of stylized floral patterns, used in textiles, tapestries, etc
[mil-uh-nair-ee-uh n] /ˌmɪl əˈnɛər i ən/ adjective 1. of or relating to a thousand, especially the thousand years of the prophesied millennium. 2. of or relating to the millennium, especially of Christian prophecy, or millennialism: millenarian zeal. noun 3. a believer in the coming of the millennium. /ˌmɪlɪˈnɛərɪən/ adjective 1. of or relating to a […]
[mi-len-ee-uh-liz-uh m] /mɪˈlɛn i əˌlɪz əm/ noun 1. a belief in the millennium. /ˌmɪlɪˈnɛərɪəˌnɪzəm/ noun 1. (Christianity) the belief in a future millennium following the Second Coming of Christ during which he will reign on earth in peace: based on Revelation 20:1–5 2. any belief in a future period of ideal peace and happiness n. […]