mil·le·fi·o·ri glass (mĭl′ə-fē-ôrē)
Decorative glass having a multicolored floral or mosaiclike pattern, made using glass rods that are fused together from smaller, variously colored and shaped rods and cut in cross section.
[Italian millefiori : mille, thousand (from Old Italian, from Latin mīlle; see gheslo- in the Appendix of Indo-European roots) + fiori, pl. of fiore, flower (from Old Italian, from Latin flōs, flōr-; see bhel-3 in the Appendix of Indo-European roots).]
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