Definition of latticinio in English:

latticinio

(also latticino)

noun

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

    • ‘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).’
    • ‘This handcrafted Latticinio glass features an intricate rainbow pattern.’

Origin

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

Pronunciation

latticinio

/ladəˈCHinēō/