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polverine

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Part or all of this page has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

English

Noun

polverine

  1. Glassmaker's ashes; a kind of potash or pearlash, brought from the Levant and Syria, -- used in the manufacture of fine glass.

References

polverine” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.


Italian

Noun

polverine f.

  1. Plural form of polverina.

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