Definition of albarello in English:

albarello

(also alberello)

noun

  • A type of maiolica jar without handles, originally used especially for the storage of dry herbs and medicines.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Charles Fortnum (1820–1899), art collector and art historian. From Italian albarello, † alberello decorated ceramic pharmacy jar of a cylindrical shape with a slight constriction halfway up, of uncertain origin.

Pronunciation

albarello

/ˌalbəˈrɛləʊ/