Definition of favrile glass in English:

favrile glass

noun

  • [mass noun] A richly coloured iridescent glass, developed by L. C. Tiffany.

    • ‘A parlor, her readers learned, should contain ‘delicately upholstered furniture, the rare vase or bit of favrile glass.’’

Origin

Late 19th century: formed as a trademark from the obsolete adjective fabrile ‘of a craftsman’.

Pronunciation

favrile glass

/fəˈvriːl/