murrhine definition

  • adjective:
    • manufactured from the rock or material known as murrha by the Ancient Romans; applied to certain costly vases of good beauty and delicacy employed by the luxurious in Rome as wine glasses.
    • Made of the rock or product called by the Romans murrha; -- applied to specific costly vases of great beauty and delicacy utilized by the luxurious in Rome as wine glasses.

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