Definition of Murrine

1. Noun. a glass mosaic cane made by fusing together layers of coloured glass ¹



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Definition of Murrine

1. pertaining to murra [adj] - See also: murra

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Murrine

murrays
murre
murrelet
murrelets
murren
murrens
murres
murrey
murreys
murrha
murrhas
murrhine
murries
murrin
murrina
murrine (current term)
murrins
murrion
murrions
murrs
murry
murse
murses
murth
murther
murthered
murtherer
murtherers
murthering
murtherous

Literary usage of Murrine

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1. The Beginnings of Porcelain in China by Berthold Laufer, Henry Windsor Nichols (1917)
"THE INTRODUCTION OF CERAMIC GLAZES INTO CHINA, WITH SPECIAL REFERENCE TO THE murrine VASES We know at present as a fact that glazed pottery first appeared ..."

2. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1788)
"We contend only, that Pliny does not mean porcelain by murrine cups ; and that the lines in Propertius will bear ..."

3. Observations on Divers Passages of Scripture: In Two Volumes. by Thomas Harmer (1787)
"... murrine cups were not porcelain, may have been, it's being much more commonly called china, ... murrine cups were made by the potters of Parthia. ..."

4. The British World in the East: A Guide Historical, Moral, and Commercial, to by Leitch Ritchie (1846)
"... by the Romans in coloured glass; and silica, which is a large constituent part of porcelain, is the basis of glass. The murrine and crystalline cups, ..."

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