Definitions for "Millefiori"
Italian for " 1000 flowers. " Decoration consisting of slices of multicolored glass rods (canes), usually pressed smooth (marvered), while hot into the surface of a core piece of glass.
Venetian term meaning "thousand flowers."
Literally, "thousand flowers". A type of Murrine consisting of a slice of a flower-shaped multicoloured cane, either fused together with others (see mosaic glass), picked up from the marver, or embedded in clear glass (as, for example, in paperweights)
Millefiori is a glasswork technique which produces distinctive decorative patterns on glassware.