Definition of potichomania in English:

potichomania

(also potichomanie)

noun

  • The art of applying paint or images printed on paper to glass vessels to give them the appearance of painted porcelain.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in The Ladies' Companion. In some forms apparently from French potichomanie from potiche + -o- + -manie. In β form from potiche + -o- + -mania, probably after French potichomanie.

Pronunciation

potichomania

/pəˌtiːʃə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪə//pɒˌtiːʃə(ʊ)ˈmeɪnɪə/