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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Strass \Strass\, n. [So called from its inventor, a German
     jeweler: cf. F. stras.] (Chem.)
     A brilliant glass, used in the manufacture of artificial
     paste gems, which consists essentially of a complex
     borosilicate of lead and potassium. Cf. Glass.
     [1913 Webster]

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