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zaffre

Saltos de línea: zaf¦fre
Pronunciación: /ˈzafə
 
/
(also zaffer)

Definición de zaffre en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun]
Impure cobalt oxide, formerly used to make smalt and blue enamels.
Example sentences
  • In Europe, zaffre was used as early as the 14th century as a pigment for paints, glazes and glass.
  • In Western literature the word zaffer was used to denote this pigment.

Origen

mid 17th century: from Italian zaffera or French safre.

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