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[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
Word Origin

Italian mille fiori ‘thousand flowers’


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