Definition of latticinio in English:

latticinio

(also latticino)

noun

  • An opaque white glass used in threads to decorate clear Venetian glass.

    • ‘This handcrafted Latticinio glass features an intricate rainbow pattern.’
    • ‘Jenkinson in Glasgow, Northwood in Stourbridge and Lutz in America created serpent stemmed goblets and latticino vases and bowls with a precision worthy of the originals.’
    • ‘Glass from La Granja carried on many of the classic Venetian techniques such as latticinio (threads of opaque glass embedded in clear glass).’

Origin

Italian, literally ‘dairy produce’, from medieval Latin lacticinium.

Pronunciation

latticinio

/ladəˈCHinēō/