- a brocade in which the design is woven in high relief.
- an ornamental marble with variegated coloring, found especially in Italy and Spain.
Origin of brocatel
1660–70; < French brocatelle, late Middle French brocatel < Italian broccatello, equivalent to broccat(o) (see brocade) + -ello diminutive suffix
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