Definition of latticinio in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌlatɪˈtʃiːnjəʊ/
(also latticino /ˌlatɪˈtʃiːnəʊ/)


[mass noun]
An opaque white glass used in threads to decorate clear Venetian glass.
Example sentences
  • Jenkinson in Glasgow, Northwood in Stourbridge and Lutz in America created serpent stemmed goblets and latticino vases and bowls with a precision worthy of the originals.
  • Glass from La Granja carried on many of the classic Venetian techniques such as latticinio (threads of opaque glass embedded in clear glass).
  • This handcrafted Latticinio glass features an intricate rainbow pattern.


Italian, literally 'dairy produce', from medieval Latin lacticinium.

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