Definition of pâte de verre in English:

pâte de verre

noun

(also pate de verre)
  • A substance made by firing a paste made of crushed glass bound with water and an organic gum; an object made from this.

Pronunciation

pâte de verre

/ˌpɑːt də ˈvɛː/ /ˌpat də ˈvɛː/

Origin

Early 20th century. From French pâte de verre (not dated in dictionaries of French) from pâte + de + verre glass.