Definition of reticello in US English:

reticello

(also reticelli)

noun

  • 1A type of Venetian glass having a decorative mesh pattern or patterns of fine glass threads embedded inside.

  • 2The decorative mesh pattern of fine glass threads embedded in such glass.

  • 3= reticella.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Journal of the Society of Arts. From Italian reticello reticella lace, mesh pattern as a kind of glass decoration, specifically uses of reticello small net from rete net + -cello, diminutive suffix. With reticello glass compare vetri…a reticelli.

Pronunciation

reticello

/ˌrɛtɪˈtʃɛləʊ/