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Aubusson

[oh-buh-suh n, -sawn; French oh-by-sawn] /ˈoʊ bə sən, -ˌsɔ̃; French oʊ büˈsɔ̃/
noun
1.
an ornate rug constructed in a flat tapestry weave, often in pastel colors.
Origin of Aubusson
1960-1965
First recorded in 1960-65; after Aubusson, town in central France where made
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Aubusson

/French obysɔ̃/
noun
1.
a town in central France, in the Creuse department: a centre for flat-woven carpets and for tapestries since the 16th century. Pop: 4662 (1999)
adjective
2.
denoting or relating to these carpets or tapestries
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