Smalt Definition

smôlt
noun
Deep-blue glass prepared from silica, potash, and oxide of cobalt: used, in pulverized form, as a pigment.
Webster's New World
Pigment made in this way.
Webster's New World
Its deep-blue color.
Webster's New World

Other Word Forms of Smalt

Noun

Singular:
smalt
Plural:
smalts

Origin of Smalt

  • French from Italian smalto enamel, glaze of Germanic origin mel-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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