Strass meaning

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A brilliant glass, used in the manufacture of artificial paste gemstones, consisting essentially of a complex borosilicate of lead and potassium.
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Origin of strass

  • German Strass or French stras both after Joseph Strasser , 18th-century German jeweler
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • So called from its inventor, Georg Friedrich Strass.
    From Wiktionary